crawl back to (one)

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crawl back to (one)

To return to someone in a dejected or humbled fashion. Maybe if you went crawling back to your boss, you could get your job back.
See also: back, crawl

crawl back to someone

Fig. to go back to someone humbly, perhaps asking for forgiveness. I knew you would come crawling back to me! I wouldn't crawl back to him for all the tea in China.
See also: back, crawl
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Will she let him begin the crawl back to her or accept the love that Matthew has to give?
She managed to crawl back to her house where a 13-year-old girl who had been helping her with the animals rang for help.