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double back

Definition of double back in English:

Go back in the direction one has come: he had to double back to pick them up
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  • She finally told me she had been walking up and down Sukhumvit Road for miles in one direction and then doubling back.
  • Chris faked one direction and doubled back in the other, catching Selina by the arm and pulling her into him.
  • They often had to double back and change direction due to cave-ins and blocked passages.
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