come back with

idiom

: to make a reply or response of
When questioned about his involvement, he came back with an angry denial.

Examples of come back with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Carolyn is gone on the journey and could come back with any advantage, idol or disadvantage (like losing her vote). Erica Thompson, The Enquirer, 30 Mar. 2023 This year, it’s tried to come back with a bang but some underlying tension remains. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 11 Jan. 2023 The first is a shot of Stanislaus Katczinsky (Albrecht Schuch) by the farmer’s gate waiting for Paul (Felix Kammerer) to come back with his loot. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 24 Dec. 2022 Most of the players included in that — though participating — still have the option to come back with eligibility rather than be what’s already given to student-athletes or the extra year the NCAA granted following the 2020 season plagued by COVID-19. Stephen Means, cleveland, 22 Nov. 2022 But if all 17 counts come back with at least one vote in favor of life in prison, then that would be his sentence. Terry Spencer, Sun Sentinel, 10 Oct. 2022 After seeing falling costs by as much as 20% in urban areas like Chicago in 2020, rent prices have come back with a vengeance. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 3 Aug. 2022 Pace left several weeks ago but promised to come back with one day's notice when budget voting got serious. The Arizona Republic, 22 June 2022 McCoy thought about retiring in 2020 after a litany of injuries, but decided to come back with the New York Giants before signing with the Cardinals last season. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 18 Dec. 2022

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“Come back with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20back%20with. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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