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American English: /ˈkəmˌbæk/
British English: /ˈkʌmbak/

Translation of comeback in Spanish:


  • 1 (return, revival) to make or stage a comebackhe made or staged a comeback at 60
    volvió a la escena ( or a la política etc. ) a los 60 (años)
    he made a dramatic comeback in the second set
    se recuperó espectacularmente en el segundo set
    70s fashion is making a comeback
    vuelve la moda de los años 70
    Example sentences
    • This unexpected gesture appears to have motivated him to make his comeback attempt most serious.
    • Failed comeback attempts, like successful ones, are a staple of baseball history, a feature of every season.
    • She was initially uncertain because, despite a successful comeback tour two years back, she officially retired eight years ago.
    Example sentences
    • Odds are if you feel a style isn't apropos for you on its fashion comeback, you are probably being honest with yourself.
    • The Polynesian craze of mid-century America has made a comeback in fashion, collectibles, interior decor and art.
    • As well, we both know that square toes shoes will make a comeback as soon as fashion marketers have found a way to lace every man in pointy shoes.
  • 2 (redress) (no plural) the trouble is (that) you have no comeback at all
    el problema es que no puedes hacer ninguna reclamación or no puedes exigir reparación
    your only comeback is to complain to the manager
    tu único recurso es quejarte al gerente
    Example sentences
    • We approach power as supplicants; we have no redress or comeback, indeed no knowledge of how it works; we accept what our politicians hand down in the name of a hereditary leader.
    • If the Minister does not like what the commissioner is saying, doing, or writing, then he or she can remove the commissioner without any recompense or comeback at all.
    • We have no comeback now but to take the matter to court which is a very expensive option but one that we're going to talk about.
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