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crawl back (to sb)

to ​admit that you were ​wrong and ​ask someone to ​forgive you or ​ask them for something that you were ​offered and ​refused in the past: Don't comecrawling back to me when she ​throws you out!
(Definition of crawl back (to sb) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crawl back (to sb)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (向某人)认错,讨饶…
in Chinese (Traditional) (向某人)認錯,討饒…
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