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- v. Return to where one came from.
- v. to retrieve, to have an item returned.
- v. to do something to hurt or harm who has hurt or harmed you.
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- v. take revenge or even out a score
- v. recover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
- v. get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
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In the past Dad had invested in a worm farm and a bait shop, both located at Uncle Jake's, neither making enough money for Dad even to get back his investment.
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“I have to get cleaned up and get back to Shawsburg.”
David and Chris Stewart, accompanied by the dog, take a seven-and-a-half- mile walk through the haunts of the Carter familyWe drive from Bristol to Cornwall in just a few hours, which reminds us that Cornwall has become close enough for city types to weekend in their cottages and get back in time for work on Monday – a far cry from the days the journey must of taken in Harry Carter's time.
Suddenly, they were joined by Dr. Lense, who was carrying her own gear and looking eager to get back to the ship.
“Why, are you in a hurry to get back to the hotel, Miss Thang?” he asked with a sly smile.
We all decided after more night and early morning calls we should cancel an appearance I was to make this afternoon and get back here to the W.H. Had an N.S.C. meeting.
Old and infirm before his time, and perilously close to falling off the grid, Stuey was encouraged by Dr. Phil Earle to get back into playing poker.
“Mr. Halliday, please get back into bed,” the nurse urged with obvious concern.
To get back home to Ohio, he rode with VF-51 mate and Wisconsin native Hal Schwan.