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The audience will make you feel like a demigod. But when you leave the stage, get back to being human.
David Coverdale

Meaning of "get back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GET BACK

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GET BACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Get back is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb get back in English.

WHAT DOES GET BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of get back in the English dictionary

The first definition of get back in the dictionary is to recover or retrieve. Other definition of get back is often foll by to to return, esp to a former position or activity. Get back is also foll by at to retaliate ; wreak vengeance.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GET BACK

PRESENT

Present
I get back
you get back
he/she/it gets back
we get back
you get back
they get back
Present continuous
I am getting back
you are getting back
he/she/it is getting back
we are getting back
you are getting back
they are getting back
Present perfect
I have got back
you have got back
he/she/it has got back
we have got back
you have got back
they have got back
Present perfect continuous
I have been getting back
you have been getting back
he/she/it has been getting back
we have been getting back
you have been getting back
they have been getting back
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I got back
you got back
he/she/it got back
we got back
you got back
they got back
Past continuous
I was getting back
you were getting back
he/she/it was getting back
we were getting back
you were getting back
they were getting back
Past perfect
I had got back
you had got back
he/she/it had got back
we had got back
you had got back
they had got back
Past perfect continuous
I had been getting back
you had been getting back
he/she/it had been getting back
we had been getting back
you had been getting back
they had been getting back
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will get back
you will get back
he/she/it will get back
we will get back
you will get back
they will get back
Future continuous
I will be getting back
you will be getting back
he/she/it will be getting back
we will be getting back
you will be getting back
they will be getting back
Future perfect
I will have got back
you will have got back
he/she/it will have got back
we will have got back
you will have got back
they will have got back
Future perfect continuous
I will have been getting back
you will have been getting back
he/she/it will have been getting back
we will have been getting back
you will have been getting back
they will have been getting back
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would get back
you would get back
he/she/it would get back
we would get back
you would get back
they would get back
Conditional continuous
I would be getting back
you would be getting back
he/she/it would be getting back
we would be getting back
you would be getting back
they would be getting back
Conditional perfect
I would have get back
you would have get back
he/she/it would have get back
we would have get back
you would have get back
they would have get back
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been getting back
you would have been getting back
he/she/it would have been getting back
we would have been getting back
you would have been getting back
they would have been getting back
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you get back
we let´s get back
you get back
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to get back
Past participle
got back
Present Participle
getting back
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GET BACK

get across
get ahead
get along
get any good of
get anywhere
get around
get at
get away
get away with
get away with murder
get by
get cracking
get down
get down on something
get even
get even with
get hold of
get ideas
get in
get in on the act

WORDS THAT END LIKE GET BACK

a slap on the back
back
back to back
bounce back
fall back
fight back
go back
hit back
hold back
look back
lower back
on one´s back
pat on the back
pay back
pull back
put back
set back
sit back
slap on the back
take back
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of get back in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GET BACK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «get back» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of get back

Translation of «get back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GET BACK

Find out the translation of get back to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of get back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «get back» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

回来
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

recuperar
570 millions of speakers

English

get back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वापस मिल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَسْتَرِدُّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вернуть(ся)
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

voltar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফিরে আসো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

récupérer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kembali
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zurückkommen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

戻る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

돌아오게 하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

mbalik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lấy lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திரும்ப பெற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परत करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geri gel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tornare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

otrzymać z powrotem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

повертатися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a recupera
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ξαναπαίρνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terug te kry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

komma tillbaka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

få igjen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of get back

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GET BACK»

The term «get back» is very widely used and occupies the 8.021 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GET BACK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «get back» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «get back» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about get back

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10 QUOTES WITH «GET BACK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word get back.
1
Charlie Adam
Losing a family member is extremely difficult for anyone to take. But the normal reaction is to want to get back to your work as soon as you can.
2
Shaun Alexander
I am ready. I'm in great shape. My workouts have been great. I'm ready to get back and help a team get to the Super Bowl.
3
Alessandra Ambrosio
I think I'm in better shape now than I was 10 years ago, but it takes a bigger toll - I get back pain!
4
Peter Andre
You can't go through a divorce and then get back together.
5
Bryan Batt
I watch the TV or learn scripts while on the elliptical - need to get back on it!
6
William Bennett
Our schools should get five years to get back to where they were in 1963. If they're still bad maybe we should declare educational bankruptcy, give the people their money and let them educate themselves and start their own schools.
7
Kurt Browning
I have been performing and touring and doing shows all over the world. But it's really something special to get back on the U.S. cast of 'Stars on Ice.' It's something I let go because of family commitments.
8
Joshua Chamberlain
Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again.
9
Douglas Conant
If you're a wounded company, the other companies that have been around for a hundred years will smell it, and they will take advantage of you in a heartbeat. It takes a long time to get back in fighting form.
10
David Coverdale
The audience will make you feel like a demigod. But when you leave the stage, get back to being human.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GET BACK»

Discover the use of get back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to get back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
If I Never Get Back
Sam Fowler is taking a modern-day Amtrak home to San Francisco when, during an unscheduled stop, he finds that time has mysteriously transported him back to 1869.
Darryl Brock, 2007
2
How to Get Your Lover Back: Successful Strategies for ...
It has worked for the people in this book. And now it can work for you. Dr. Harris's practical guide shows you how to avoid the common mistakes ex-lovers make, love 100 percent, and get your lover back! From the Trade Paperback edition.
Blase Harris, 2010
3
Get Back: The Unauthorized Chronicle of the Beatles' " Let ...
Two authors reconstruct thirty days in the lives of the Beatles as they work on the "Let It Be" album and try to put aside their differences, only to end up dissolving the band
Doug Sulpy, Ray Schweighardt, 1999
4
51 Ways to Get Your Ex-girlfriend Back: Useful and Practical ...
Free of any sneaky tricks or games, this guide will give you common sense advice about ideas on how to help make things work again. D
Zig Robbins, 2010
5
The Lost Get-Back Boogie
In prison, Iry tinkered with a song -- "The Lost Get-Back Boogie" -- that never came out quite right. Now, the Riordan family's problems hand him a new kind of trouble, with some tragic consequences.
James Lee Burke, 2010
6
Get Back Up: Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down
In her inspirational new book, Get Back Up: Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down, Sheryl tells her own story. She uses scripture to tell the stories of so many other Biblical figures who stumbled before they could be helped up.
Sheryl Giesbrecht, 2013
7
If I Ever Get Back to Georgia, I'm Gonna Nail My Feet to the ...
The late Lewis Grizzard got his first newspaper job when he was 10 years old.
Lewis Grizzard, 2012
8
To Get Back Home: A Mysterious Disease: A Fight for Life
To Get Back Home is a medical thriller of the first order, a true story of triumph and survival over astronomical odds, as an otherwise healthy and active young woman fights for her life after being suddenly stricken by a rare neurological ...
Wendy Chapin Ford, 2010
9
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family and Fighting to ...
They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins.
Bethany Hamilton, 2012
10
Conflict 101: A Manager's Guide to Resolving Problems So ...
Readers will learn how to: • Build trust • Harness negative emotions • Encourage apologies and forgiveness • Use a solution-seeking approach • Say what needs to be said Incorporating anecdotes taken from the author’s twenty ...
Susan H. SHEAROUSE, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GET BACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term get back is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal …
The most infamous cop in the city — parked in a desk job amid probes into Eric Garner's death — can't wait to get back on the job. «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Miracle man Brian Toomey delighted to get back on horse
Brian Toomey may not have got the win he craved on his fairytale return to riding but the inspirational jockey was just glad to be back in the ... «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
3
Seattle needs timely hitting to get back into race
The Mariners have opened up July with a remarkably consistent level of inconsistency, having gone 6-6 without winning or losing two games in ... «Lyndy's Sports Annuals, Jul 15»
4
Aston Villa striker Libor Kozak tipped to get back among the Premier …
Libor Kozak has been backed to provide a boost to Aston Villa's first team this coming season after finally returning from a horror injury lay-off. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Tiger Woods insists he's ready to get back on track at The Open
Tiger Woods insists he's ready to get back on track at The Open. TIGER WOODS insists he WILL be ready to mount an Open challenge at St ... «Daily Star, Jul 15»
6
If elected, JD(S) will get back properties pledged by farmers
JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy said on Sunday that his party will get back the properties pledged by the farmers to raise loans if it comes to ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
7
NAB out to get back looted 542 billion rupees from national treasure
ISLAMABAD: (Dunya News) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is out to bring back the looted Rs. 542 billion from the national treasure. «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
8
Blue Bell Is Trying To Get Back On The Market After Listeria Scandal
Blue Bell is trying to get back on the market after the devastating Listeria scandal has caused the ice cream company to retract all of their ... «Wall Street Hedge, Jul 15»
9
KantoorKaravaan off-grid office lets workers get back to nature
City offices aren't always the most inspiring places to work, but the KantoorKaravaan is designed to help workers boost their productivity by ... «Gizmag, Jul 15»
10
Football: Champions Setif win to get back on track
Entente Setif snatched a 1-0 victory at Mouloudia El Eulma Sunday in an Algerian derby to keep alive hopes of winning a second successive ... «GlobalPost, Jul 15»

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