On its way back

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Definition

on its way back: returning, on the path home
idiom
I stopped for a drink on my way back home from work, it is a 30 minute walk home, and the bar is on the way.

Examples

  • "Then on the way back I found a butterfly and I chased it for a little while."
  • "I was on the passenger train on its way back to London (to catch my flight, which I obviously missed) when we collided with a cargo train."

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