English version

settle back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsettle back phrasal verbto lean back in a bed or chair, and relax and enjoy yourself Vera settled back to enjoy the film. settle→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
settle backAs she settled back down it continued to cook and burst into flames.She settled back in the seat.Afterward, though, many activists settled back into a celebratory kind of daze.She would settle back into her safe routine and forget this time.That done he settled back, letting the young Prince speak.Müller made soothing noises while Eloise moved seats to comfort her and then he settled back to plan what he must do.
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Verb table
settle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysettle
he, she, itsettles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysettled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave settled
he, she, ithas settled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad settled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill settle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have settled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam settling
he, she, itis settling
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you, we, theyare settling
Past
I, he, she, itwas settling
you, we, theywere settling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been settling
he, she, ithas been settling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been settling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be settling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been settling
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