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retrace your steps

C2 to go back to a place in the same way that you came: She walked straight past her office and then had to retrace her steps.
Translations of “retrace your steps”
in Chinese (Traditional) 原路返回,折返…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原路返回,折返…
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