Spanish translation of 'take back'
transitive verb + adverbSee also take
1. (= return)
[book, goods] devolver
[person] llevar (de vuelta)
can you take him back home? ¿le puedes acompañar a su casa?
2. (= accept back)
[purchase, gift] aceptar la devolución de
[one’s wife, husband] aceptar que vuelva
the company took him back la compañía volvió a emplearlo or lo restituyó a su puesto
3. (= retract)
[statement, words] retirar
she took back everything she had said about him retiró todo lo que había dicho de él
I take it all back! ¡retiro lo dicho!
to take back one’s promise retirar su promesa
4. (= get back, reclaim)
it takes me back to my childhood me recuerda a mi niñez
it takes you back, doesn’t it? ¡cuántos recuerdos (de los buenos tiempos)!
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Example Sentences Including 'take back'
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I'll give you a line to take back.Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)
I am afraid we are going to be taken back to prison again.The Story of Doctor Dolittle (1920)
And the thing about taking back control after the Brexit vote is that we now have more freedom to get things right or wrong.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Chancellor is giving with one hand and taking back with the other.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We must not stop campaigning until we cross the line and take back control of our country.The Sun (2016)
We were so really taken back by it.The Sun (2013)
Below are the best ones to take back to your desk.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is a particularly good route for those who wish to purchase some good, though not particularly expensive or prestigious, wines to take back home.The Wine Roads of France (1989)
After they were taken back, their food was restricted.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But he changed his mind after being driven off by cops and asked to be taken back home.The Sun (2016)
Everything is locked up and the strange young men who tidy up the trolleys have been taken back to their homes.The Sun (2015)
I feel that these people are being taken back to square one.The Sun (2010)
I think if you take back control, you do a great deal to neutralise anti-immigrant feeling generally.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It may take two or three years but they think they can take back the whole country.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She is then taken back into hospital after a new growth is found on her kidney.The Sun (2009)
So we instead made a broader argument about taking back control.The Sun (2016)
The USA are red-hot favourites to take back the cup after three successive defeats.The Sun (2016)
They say that the large offices they had laboriously acquired in a war of attrition against civil servants have been taken back by them again.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They want evidence that we really have taken back control... over the economy, human rights laws and immigration.The Sun (2016)
This is not about trying to take back control of the Conservative Party.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Which is why we need to stop dragging our heels on implementing Article 50 and get on with really taking back control.The Sun (2016)
Without an official judgment of mental illness, he was allowed to take back his gun.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Luckily we had a spare in stock which we gave her to take back home to Sydney.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Should he be taken back, especially after such apparent lack of remorse?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Why give with one hand and take back with the other?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You can't take back a former one in Persia but you can pass another one to balance it off.Christianity Today (2000)
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'take back' in Other Languages
British English: take back /teɪk bæk/ VERB
If you take something back, you return it.
I once took back a pair of shoes that fell apart after a week.
- American English: take back
- Arabic: يَرُدُّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: devolver
- Chinese: 拿回来
- Croatian: vratiti
- Czech: vrátit
- Danish: tage tilbage
- Dutch: terugnemen
- European Spanish: devolver
- Finnish: palauttaa sanansa
- French: rendre
- German: zurücknehmen
- Greek: επιστρέφω
- Italian: riportare
- Japanese: 取り消す
- Korean: 취소하다
- Norwegian: ta tilbake
- Polish: odebrać
- European Portuguese: devolver
- Romanian: a restitui
- Russian: возвращать
- Spanish: devolver
- Swedish: ta tillbaka
- Thai: นำไปคืน
- Turkish: geri almak
- Ukrainian: повертати
- Vietnamese: lấy lại
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Translation of take back from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary