get back to

get back to something

to return to dealing with something. I will have to get back to my work now. I want to get back to my knitting.
See also: back, get
References in classic literature ?
The farmer began to take Holmes for a master; besides, he wanted to get back to his flock.
We're going to do everything we can to get back to the finals.
If an offensive team shoots, misses, and surrenders a defensive rebound; there will be two assigned positions for the first two defenders who are trying to get back to protect their basket.
Ball Defender" (X2) must prevent dribble penetration and drive to the basket and encourage the offense to pass the ball as often as possible--the more passes the opponents make, the greater the chance of a turnover and the more time the defense has bought to allow other defensive teammates to get back to help defend the basket (Diag.
Today the injured diver, who asked not to be named, said he was glad to get back to work.
With impact training, we can get back to the basics of underwriting.
When we finally do get a live voice on the phone, all they tell us is they'll see what they can do and get back to us,'' a frustrated Santa's helper was saying Monday.
and gotten basically the ``We'll look into it and get back to you'' line.