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come back

Definition of come back in English:

1(In sports) recover from a deficit: the Mets came back from a 3-0 deficit
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  • We lost our way last Saturday and allowed Kendal to come back from a goal down to beat us.
  • However, Coventry came back with a try from their centre.
  • It was an incredible turn of events to concede a goal after a couple of minutes and then come back in that way.
2Reply or respond to someone, especially vigorously: he came back at Judy with a vengeance
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  • There can have been little cheer as he came back at them like a pack of Jack Russells.
  • Chelsea had a good period early in the second half, but we weathered that and came back at them.
  • Park came back at Albion and took the lead through a well taken converted try.
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