return to

phrasal verb
returned to; returning to; returns to

Definition of return to

1 : to go to (a place where one works, studies, etc.) again after being away for a time When do you return to school?
2 : to start doing or using (something) again especially after a long time She hopes to return to working at home next week.
3 : to start an activity again that relates to (something) He returned to his book after feeding the cat. Let's return to your first question.
4 : to change back to (an earlier or original condition or state) She soon returned to her old habits. His breathing returned to normal.

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“Return to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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