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went back on

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past tense of go back on

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1 to break a promise or agreement
  • He went back on his decision to move to the west coast.

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2 to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another
  • She went back on the group and took up with a better-funded one.

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3 to be unfaithful or disloyal to
  • She suspected that he had gone back on her during her time away.

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“Went back on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/went%20back%20on. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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