Phrasal Verbs

look back on

This page is about the phrasal verb look back on


If you look back on something, you think about a period of time in the past or an event in the past.


remember, recall

For example

  • look back on sth When I look back on my teenage years, I'm amazed by the crazy and dangerous things we used to do.

  • look back on sth Terry tries not to look back on his time in the war. He has too many painful memories.

Quick Quiz

My grandmother says she likes to look back on

a. her garden

b. her childhood

c. her television

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