Get Back

How to Conjugate Get Back

  • Infinitive: Get Back
  • Present Tense: Get Back/ Gets Back
  • -ing Form: Getting Back
  • Past Tense: Got Back
  • Past Participle: Got/Gotten Back
Get Back is a separable phrasal verb and has 4 definitions.

Definitions of Get Back:

1. To return to a place.

Examples: I need to get back to the office by one o’clock.
She couldn’t wait to get back to bed.

2. To receive or return something previously borrowed.

Examples: I just got my laptop back from the repair shop.
Did you get those books back to the library on time?

3. To start doing something again.

Examples: Ok, everyone get back to work!
Greg got back to exercising regularly after the holidays.

4. To move away from something or someone.

Examples: Everyone got back as soon as the building started to fall.
The celebrity’s bodyguard told the paparazzi to get back.

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