Phrasal Verbs

revert to

This page is about the phrasal verb revert to


to go back to a previous way of behaving, or an old way of doing things

For example

  • revert to sth After trying out a new production technique, the factory reverted to its old method after there were problems with the new one.

  • revert to sth Bill reverted to his old drinking habits after his divorce, and soon he was having problems at work again.

Quick Quiz

Dorothy lost a lot of weight when she was on the diet. When she reverted to her old eating patterns, she

a. lost more weight

b. put the weight back on

c. ate less than before

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