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get back

Translation of get back in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 we were very late getting back to Tulsa
    volvimos or regresamos a Tulsa muy tarde
    how are you getting back?
    ¿cómo vuelves or (in Latin America also) te regresas?
    OK, get back to work everybody to get back to what I was saying, …
    volviendo a lo que decía, …
    they've decided to get back together again he let the other runner get back in front
    dejó que el otro corredor se le volviera a adelantar
    1.2 (retreat, move behind) See examples: get back!
    get back behind the barrier
    vuelvan a ponerse detrás de la barrera
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
    (regain possession of) (property/possessions)
    we never got our money/ball back
    nunca nos devolvieron el dinero/la pelota
  • 3verb + object + adverb 3.1
    (return, redeliver) (book/borrowed item)
    you must get it back to me before Friday
    me lo tienes que devolver antes del viernes
    can you get the children back here by eleven?
    ¿puedes traer a los niños de vuelta antes de las once?
    3.2 (put back, replace) See examples: to get something back in/out
    volver a poner/a sacar algo
    lift up the sofa so I can get the carpet back under it
    levanta el sofá para que pueda volver a colocar la alfombra debajo
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