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Go Back

How to Conjugate Go Back

  • Infinitive: Go Back
  • Present Tense: Go Back/ Goes Back
  • -ing Form: Going Back
  • Past Tense: Went Back
  • Past Participle: Gone Back
Go Back is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Go Back:

1. To return to a place, time, activity, or a person.

Examples: He left his wife for another woman, and then tried to go back to her.
In the fall, we go back one hour to standard time.

2. To have existence from a specific point of time in the past until the present.

Examples: Johnny and Timmy go back to the fifth grade. They’ve been friends for a very long time.
The mystery surrounding that house goes all the way back to the 19th century.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.