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flash back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflash back phrasal verbto suddenly think about or show something that happened in the past, especially in a film, book etc to From here the movie flashes back to Billy’s first meeting with Schultz. flashback flash→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
flash backShe flashed back to her discussion with Ted Wilkinson, reliving every moment in her mind.Suddenly something she had heard her daddy read out from a newspaper flashed back to her.My mind flashed back to those nights in Marcus Small Ward.
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Verb table
flash
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflash
he, she, itflashes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyflashed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave flashed
he, she, ithas flashed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad flashed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flash
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have flashed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam flashing
he, she, itis flashing
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you, we, theyare flashing
Past
I, he, she, itwas flashing
you, we, theywere flashing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been flashing
he, she, ithas been flashing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been flashing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be flashing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been flashing
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