Give something back

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Definition

to give (something) back to (someone): to return (something to someone), to let (someone) have (something) again
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(Can I) have, get (my book) back (please?): (Please will you) give (me my book) again?
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Examples

  • "Edward : Give it back, Philip!"
  • "You'll get your precious babies back."
  • "Brian : Wait, we're going to get these babies back, right?"
  • "Anyway, you have to give the babies back, Horatio."
  • "Felix : Give it back, or else what?"
  • "Bruno : Come on Felix, give it back!"
  • "Bruno : Give it back, Felix!"
  • "Kalvin Krime : Give me back my Smelly!"
  • "Can I have my gun back?"
  • "I put a dollar in for coffee, and it hasn't given me back my change!"

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