English version

start back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstart back phrasal verbto begin returning to the place you came from to/down/up etc I started back down the mountain to camp. start→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
start backFrank said we should start back.Giving the still busy Josh a parting wave, the two of them started back.He caressed her and then he started back.Susan saw him come out of the door and start back down the track, anger and anxiety making him push his pace.I took a fresh notebook from the glove compartment and started back to talk to them.But before he could move there was a click and Doyle was starting back towards the camera.I return the papers to their envelope and start back up toward the cabin.start to/down/up etcLucia started backing up her books with a free hand.
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Verb table
start
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystart
he, she, itstarts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystarted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave started
he, she, ithas started
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad started
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill start
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have started
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam starting
he, she, itis starting
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you, we, theyare starting
Past
I, he, she, itwas starting
you, we, theywere starting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been starting
he, she, ithas been starting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been starting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be starting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been starting
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