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report back

verb uk phrasal verb with report   /rɪˈpɔːt/ us    /-ˈpɔːrt/
to bring information to someone in authority: Find out their names and report back to me tomorrow.
Translations of “report back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 匯報, 回報, 回稟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汇报, 回报, 回禀…
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