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
Any minute now, however, the dreams of a comeback could come crashing down, if an appeals court decides that the former president stole more than that, and upholds the leftist leader’s conviction on graft charges.
The game was hardly competitive, as the Eagles, playing at home, improved to an N.F.L.-best 7-1 without a hint of a comeback from a 49ers team that fell to 0-8 for the first time in franchise history.
But Nintendo announced today that the original mini NES will be making a comeback in 2018.
The reform movement appeared all but decimated, and hopes for a comeback were dim.
Berry’s history of comebacks only adds to that belief, as noted by his agent.
Evidence of a potential comeback for the tourism industry was apparent in recent days.
That led to a costly third-quarter interception that killed any slim hopes of a comeback.
The defense pitched a shutout in the second half against Iowa State, allowing only 40 yards, more than setting the stage for a comeback.
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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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