Definition Get back to

English vocabulary and translations (See all our English vocabulary translation)

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to get back to someone (on the telephone): to contact someone, to reply to someone (on the telephone)
I'll get back to you next week. I should know the answer by then.

to get back to your problem: to return to your problem, to talk about your problem again
Sorry about the interruption. Getting back to the problem, I can fix it right now.

to get back to (one's desk): to return to, to go back to, to come back to (one's desk)
idiom, verb
I have to get back to my desk. I have not checked my e-mails for an hour.


  • "Look sir, I should probably get back to my office, I feel a bit dizzy right now."
  • "Susie : I suppose we should get back to our negotiations."
  • "Now, if I can just remember how to get back to my hotel."
  • "Let's get back to the BümBüm-Delavigne saga."
  • "Until then, let's get back to the spirit of the season: getting drunk as skunks, stuffing our faces with food, and of course, putting up with our family!"
  • "However, we gave Sam a week to get back to us."
  • "Feel free to get back to us tomorrow with your decision."
  • "Susie : Let's get back to the issue, shall we?"
  • "I've got to get back to my office."

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