take back

take back
take [sth.] back, take back [sth.]
1) (return to shop) [customer] riportare, portare indietro [goods]
2) (retract) ritirare [statement, words]; take [sb.] back (cause to remember) fare ricordare il passato a [person]; take [sb., sth.] back, take back [sb., sth.] (accept again) riprendere [gift, ring]; [shop] prendere indietro [goods]
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1) (to make (someone) remember or think about (something): Meeting my old friends took me back to my childhood.) ricordare
2) (to admit that what one has said is not true: Take back what you said about my sister!) ritirare
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vt + adv
1) (get back, reclaim) riprendere, (retract: statement, promise) ritirare

I take it all back! — ritiro tutto quello che ho detto!

2) (return: book, goods, person) riportare

I took it back to the shop — l'ho riportato al negozio

can you take him back home? — puoi riaccompagnarlo a casa?

it takes me back to my childhood fig — mi ha fatto tornare alla mia infanzia

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take [sth.] back, take back [sth.]
1) (return to shop) [customer] riportare, portare indietro [goods]
2) (retract) ritirare [statement, words]; take [sb.] back (cause to remember) fare ricordare il passato a [person]; take [sb., sth.] back, take back [sb., sth.] (accept again) riprendere [gift, ring]; [shop] prendere indietro [goods]

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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