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return to

This page is about the phrasal verb return to.

Meaning: to go back to

For example:

  • return to sth Life was good before the war, and it slowly returned to normal after it was over.

  • return to sth All Kathy wanted was for things to return to how they were before Brad went away.

Quick Quiz:

Gary and his wife had moved from Canada to France, but things hadn't worked out so they returned to

a. France

b. Canada

c. the past

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