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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theylook back
he/she/itlooks back
present participlelooking back
past tenselooked back
past participlelooked back
  1. 1
    to think about a time or event in the past
    look back on:

    Most people look back on their college days with fondness.

    Looking back on it, I've absolutely no idea why I said that.

  2. 2
    someone never looked back used for saying that someone achieved something special and then became even more successful

    I took the art college offer and have never looked back.

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