take someone back


take someone back
1 the dream took me back to Vienna: EVOKE, remind one of, conjure up, summon up; echo, suggest.
2 I will never take that girl back: BE RECONCILED TO, forgive, pardon, excuse, exonerate, absolve; let bygones be bygones, bury the hatchet.
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strongly remind someone of a past time

if "Disco Inferno" doesn't take you back, the bell-bottom pants will


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • take someone back — take (someone) back to start a relationship again. Why on earth would you take him back when he s been such a rat? Mary took back her husband after he stopped drinking …   New idioms dictionary

  • take someone back — 1) the dream took me back to Vienna Syn: evoke, remind one of, conjure up, summon up; echo, suggest 2) I will never take her back Syn: be reconciled (to), forgive, pardon, excuse, exonerate …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • take a back seat — If you take a back seat to something or someone, you are surbordinate …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take someone's part — SUPPORT, give one s support to, take the side of, side with, stand by, stick up for, be supportive of, back (up), give one s backing to, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion. → part * * * take someone s part To support or side… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone's side — I was surprised to see you taking Jack s side Syn: support, take someone s part, side with, be on someone s side, stand by, back, give someone one s backing, be loyal to, defend, champion, ally (oneself) with, sympathize with, favor …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • take someone's side — SUPPORT, take someone s part, side with, be on someone s side, stand by, back, give someone one s backing, be loyal to, defend, champion, ally (oneself) with, sympathize with, favour. → side …   Useful english dictionary

  • take a back seat — {v. phr.}, {informal} To accept a poorer or lower position; be second to something or someone else. * /During the war all manufacturing had to take a back seat to military needs./ * /She does not have to take a back seat to any singer alive./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a back seat — {v. phr.}, {informal} To accept a poorer or lower position; be second to something or someone else. * /During the war all manufacturing had to take a back seat to military needs./ * /She does not have to take a back seat to any singer alive./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ a\ back\ seat — v. phr. informal To accept a poorer or lower position; be second to something or someone else. During the war all manufacturing had to take a back seat to military needs. She does not have to take a back seat to any singer alive. Compare: play… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take a back seat —    If you take a back seat you choose to have a less important function and become less involved in something.     He decided it was time to take a back seat and let someone younger run the club …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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