Phrasal Verbs

take back (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb take back (1)


If you take something back, you return it to the place you got it from, or return it to the shop you bought it from.



For example

  • take sth back According to the store's website, if you change your mind after you've bought something, you can take it back and get a refund.

  • take sth back After admitting he'd stolen the game from his friend's house, my son took it back and apologised to the family.

Quick Quiz

I took my new phone back to the store because

a. I really liked it

b. it didn't work properly

c. I'd lost it

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