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Translation of go back in French:

  • 1.1 (return)
    (resume work)
    (resume classes, studies)
    reprendre les cours
    as it was raining, they decided to go back
    comme il pleuvait, ils ont décidé de faire demi-tour or de rebrousser chemin
    they went back home
    ils sont rentrés chez eux
    let's go back to France
    retournons en France
    to go back to the beginning to go back to sleep
    se rendormir
    to go back to work/writing
    se remettre au travail/à écrire
    go back! the path isn't safe
    reculez! le chemin est dangereux
    once you've committed yourself, there's no going back
    une fois que vous vous êtes engagé, vous ne pouvez plus reculer
    1.2 (in time) to go back in time to understand the problem we need to go back 20 years
    pour comprendre le problème il faut remonter 20 ans en arrière
    this tradition goes back a century
    cette tradition est vieille d'un siècle
    we go back a long way
    ça fait longtemps qu'on se connaît
    1.3 (revert)
    to à
    to go back to teaching
    revenir à l'enseignement
    to go back to being a student
    reprendre des études
    let's go back to what we were discussing yesterday
    revenons à ce que dont nous parlions hier
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