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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybounce back
he/she/itbounces back
present participlebouncing back
past tensebounced back
past participlebounced back
  1. 1
    to become healthy, happy, or successful again after something bad has happened to you
    He’s sad about Sally leaving him, but he’ll bounce back.
    After an early defeat, she bounced back to win the championship.
  2. 2
    business if a market or price bounces back, it rises again after falling
    BT’s shares fell dramatically, but bounced back before the end of the day.
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