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get back

Translation of get back in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 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/en América Latina también) te regresas? OK, get back to work everybody bueno, todo el mundo a trabajar otra vez to get back to what I was saying, … volviendo a lo que decía, … they've decided to get back together again se han reconciliado 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/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (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/verbo + complemento + adverbio 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 sth 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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