be back


: return
She left earlier but she should be back soon.

Examples of be back in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And while average pay may be back to pre-pandemic levels, many people have received below-average pay raises and are still behind inflation. Christopher Rugaber, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 Nov. 2023 If Smith’s prediction comes true, Cal and the other defectors will be back once football is uncoupled from other college sports. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 11 Oct. 2023 With John Oliver will be back one day earlier, beginning tonight. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 1 Oct. 2023 Even mercurial West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (who is a central figure in the Foer book) may not be back in the Senate. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 19 Sep. 2023 The Crimson Tide will be back in action Saturday against Ole Miss at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Matt Stahl |, al, 17 Sep. 2023 In his statement Springsteen also thanked his fans for their patience and promised to be back on stage shortly. Simrin Singh, CBS News, 7 Sep. 2023 Her plan was to be back to work by now, but then the strike happened. Brande Victorian, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Aug. 2023 Toyota’s new Land Cruiser made its debut in Tokyo, and could be back in North America next year. River Davis, WSJ, 2 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Be back.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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