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(at someone) repaying someone for a bad deed. (*Typically: get ~; have ~.) Tom called me a jerk, but I'll get back at him. I don't know how I'll get back for her insult, but I will.

*back (some place)

returned to some place; at some place again. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; arrive ~.) I can't wait till we get back home. When will we get back? Is it much farther?

back

n. one’s support or second in a fight. (From back-up.) I need a back I can depend on.
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Style Crush: Alexa Chung Caitlin Says: Catherine's American Apparel dress is stunning and so on trend with it's backless style and fringing.
If a child is currently in a car seat or booster seat, then there is no reason to switch to a backless booster unless they have outgrown the seat they are currently in.
Red sparkle backless dress, pounds 120 from Karen Millen.
Street star Tracy Shaw, just a week away from her wedding, complemented her backless dress with long blonde hair extensions.
Other inventive twists include the use of fur in long aprons or backless gilets, cropped rubber trousers, flared foam skirts, full length neoprene coats and knitted body bags.
The first ever hybrid car seat, the SafeGuard Go combines the convenience and portability of a backless booster with the safety and security of a five-point harness seat.
So Victoria chose to wear ALL the season's trends in one go with her frillfront, backless dress and tie-on shoes.
But she teamed the low-cut backless cossie with a tiny miniskirt, Prada sandals and a Trilby to leave onlookers stunned.
Maybe that was because the sparkle came from her gown, a low-cut short gold sequin backless dress with plunging neckline held together with a see-through fabric.
She looked stunning in a backless silver gown as she arrived at the Empire in London's Leicester Square.
Newly single star Uma Thurman (she and hubby Ethan Hawke have separated after five years and two kids) looked ravishing on the red carpet in a shimmery white backless Luisa Beccaria mini dress, while her co-star Daryl Hannah matched her in a tiny Christian Dior red ruffly mini with a seriously plunging neckline.
The outfit featured an a-line skirt and backless top that was intricately laced together, both carrying an orange harlequin pattern reminiscent of the painting throughout.
THE PROBLEM: You want to wear one of this season's gorgeous backless dresses, but you've been put off because you're bigbusted and need to wear a bra.
Backless dress pounds 35 @ Topshop, suede wedges pounds 25 @ New Look, bangle pounds 12 @Warehouse, earrings pounds 9.