Translation of "back" - English-Turkish dictionary

back

adverb uk us /bæk/
RETURNING

A1 where someone or something was before

geçmişte
When do you go back to college?
I put it back in the cupboard.
BEHIND

B1 in a direction behind you

geriye doğru
Anna stepped back.
Flint leaned back in his chair.
REPLY

A2 as a reply or reaction to something

cevap, karşılık olarak
UK to ring back/ US to call back
I signalled to her and she waved back.
STATE

B1 to the state something or someone was in before

geri, eski haline doğru
Hopefully things will get back to normal again now.
I'm sure we can put it back together again (= repair it).
Try to go back to sleep.
EARLIER

B2 at or to an earlier time

öncelere, geçmişe ya da geçmişte, öncesinde
We first met back in 1973.
Looking back, I think we did the right thing.
AWAY FROM

B2 in a direction away from something

uzağa, öteye, geriye doğru
He pulled back the curtain.
back and forth ( also UK backwards and forwards)

in one direction, then the opposite way, then in the original direction again many times

ileri geri, git gel, sürekli aynı yönde ve geri
He has to travel back and forth between London and Paris every week.

(Translation of “back adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)