check back

phrasal verb
checked back; checking back; checks back

Definition of check back

informal
: to return to a place, person, etc., in order to try something again or to get additional information We are not hiring today, but check back next month.

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“Check back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/check%20back. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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