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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflash back to
he/she/itflashes back to
present participleflashing back to
past tenseflashed back to
past participleflashed back to
  1. flash back to something to suddenly remember something that happened in the past
    His memory flashed back to the last time he was in a prison cell.
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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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