English version

go back to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo back to something phrasal verbto start doing something again after you have stopped for a period of time He went back to sleep.go back to doing something She went back to watching TV. go→ See Verb table
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go back to In any case, she was too scared to go back to sleep even if she had been able to.He then went back to sleep.At the end of six or eight months, they could go back to the old way, at the old wages.Why don't you go back to your surgery?go back to doing somethingAt the end of six or eight months, they could go back to the old way, at the old wages.He then went back to sleep.In any case, she was too scared to go back to sleep even if she had been able to.It really goes back to the Puritans.Mr Ahmed had gone back to Birmingham and the family heard that he was living with another woman.She turned around and went back to sit in the road.They made just enough money busking for him not to have to go back to that.Why don't you go back to your surgery?
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Verb table
go
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygo
he, she, itgoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywent
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gone
he, she, ithas gone
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gone
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill go
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gone
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam going
he, she, itis going
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you, we, theyare going
Past
I, he, she, itwas going
you, we, theywere going
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been going
he, she, ithas been going
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been going
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be going
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been going
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