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get back

Translation of get back in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1
    (return) volver
    regresar
    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) get back!
    ¡atrás!
    ¡retrocedan!
    get back behind the barrier
    vuelvan a ponerse detrás de la barrera
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
    (regain possession of) (property/possessions)
    recuperar
    (strength/health)
    recobrar
    recuperar
    we never got our money/ball back
    nunca nos devolvieron el dinero/la pelota
  • 3verb + object + adverb 3.1
    (return, redeliver) (book/borrowed item)
    devolver
    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) 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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