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
Wilson probably played his best game in Camden’s comeback victory over Rancocas Valley, a Group 5 power that built a 17-0 lead in the first half.
The 5-11 Collins, who has played professionally off and on since leaving KU, is about to make a pro comeback with the team in KC.
Key stats: After Azle had gained a 28-0 lead in the first half, Chisholm Trail made a comeback with one touchdown in the third quarter and two in the fourth.
The yuan has staged an unexpected comeback against the dollar, delivering a 6% gain this year after a 6.6% loss last year.
Cousins then compounded matters - dashing any hope of a late comeback - with a fumble inside the two-minute warning that sealed the outcome.
Rosen capped the remarkable comeback with a fade to the far corner of the end zone after faking the spike to freeze Texas A&M’s defense.
But make no mistake: Brasseries are making a comeback in the City of Light.
After making a comeback with captive breeding, things are looking up for the condor—but not the birds that recently arrived at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Bird Collection laboratories.
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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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