come back

come back
to return; to return to an advantageous or favorable state or condition. •

Walter practiced every day, hoping to come back from his injury.

When will the good old days come back?

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{v.}, {informal} 1. To reply; answer. * /The lawyer came back sharply in defense of his client./ * /No matter how the audience heckled him, the comedian always had an answer to come back with./ 2. To get a former place or position back, reach again a place which you have lost. * /After a year off to have her baby, the singer came back to even greater fame./ * /It is hard for a retired prize fighter to come hack and beat a younger man./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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