Examples of comeback in a Sentence
The species was nearly extinct but is now making a comeback.
Short skirts were out of fashion for many years, but now they're making a comeback.
The team was trailing after the first half, but they made a comeback and won in the second half.
The team mounted a comeback in the second half of the season.
Recent Examples of comeback from the Web
Delaware State coach Keith Walker said that, even with the Hornets comeback, the game was decided early.
Several players contributed to the comeback, but the one commonality was stellar free throw shooting.
But, ultimately, there wasn’t enough time to complete another comeback.
Struggling Reggie Jackson fueled the Magic comeback with turnovers.
The end result was a 68-66 Xavier win and the largest comeback in the 18-year history of the Cintas Center.
Three turnovers in the final 6:12 helped stall the Clippers’ comeback. 5.
The Ducks had just called a timeout, hoping to get the ball back with time to complete the comeback.
South Alabama cut a big Texas State lead to one in the final minute, but could not finish the comeback in a 72-69 loss Thursday night.
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First Known Use of comeback
Synonymsretort, repartee, riposte
Antonymsinquiry, query, question
Related Wordssquelch; back talk; crack, quip, sally, wisecrack, witticism, zinger; cut, insult, put-down
Near Antonymschallenge, charge, cross-examination, grilling, interrogation, interrogatory, quiz; poll, questionnaire, survey
Definition of come back
- it's all coming back to me now
- … it was the first time in NHL history that a team was down by three goals inside the final five minutes and came back to win a game.
- —Mike Harrington
Examples of come back in a Sentence
she's slowly coming back after being in a coma
the American bald eagle was once nearly extinct but has come back strong
First Known Use of come back
come back Synonyms
Synonymsconvalesce, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap back
Antonymsask, inquire, question
Related Wordscome around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruit
Near Antonymsail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse
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