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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 come crawling back to me when she throws you out!
Translations of “crawl back (to sb)”
in Chinese (Traditional) (向某人)認錯,討饒…
in Chinese (Simplified) (向某人)认错,讨饶…
(Definition of crawl back (to sb) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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