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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycome back to
he/she/itcomes back to
present participlecoming back to
past tensecame back to
past participlecome back to

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  1. come back to something to deal again with something that you were dealing with earlier

    Can we come back to my original question?

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