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English definition of “take sth back”

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take sth back

phrasal verb with take
 
 
/teɪk/ verb [T] ( past tense took, past participle taken)
THING B1 to return something to the place you borrowed or bought it fromGiving, bringing or getting back
WORDS to admit that your opinion was wrong: You're right, he's nice - I take back everything I said about him.Admitting and confessing
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