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report back

 (to someone or something)
1. to go back to someone or something and present oneself. Report back to me at once! I'll report back immediately.
2. to present information or an explanation to someone or some group. Please report back to me when you have the proper information. I'll report back as soon as I have all the information.
See also: back, report

report back

(on someone or something) to return with information or an explanation from someone or something. I need you to report back on Walter by noon. I'll report back as soon as I can.
See also: back, report
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The school's deputy head teacher had directed the student to clear his fee balance on the day he would report back.
The Russian side's squad was due to report back for medicals and pre-season training yesterday but reports in Russia said M'Vila was a notable absentee amid speculation he will join Sunderland this summer.
Brad Guzan is expected to return in mid-July after his Copa America duties while Carlos Sanchez and Ciaran Clark will also report back later.
In September, the Homeland Security Department confided to a group of immigrant advocates during a confidential meeting that about 70 percent of immigrants traveling as families failed to report back to ICE as ordered after they were released at the border.
I will now report back to the other members of the ICC's Board on the nature of our discussions ahead of further talks between the two of us.
Standing at the despatch box, he explained the government's position on the claims, which involve monitoring the private calls of A-list celebrities and senior government ministers adding "this is MP David first and foremost an operational matter for the Metropolitan Police" and promising to report back to MPs when he could.
He was allowed home last night but must report back to Ipswich Hospital this morning for further tests.
Negotiations are so advanced that Kamara is unlikely to be told to report back to Baggies for preseason training yet.
The board voted unanimously to ask the public health director to report back in 15 days on recommendations for improving the licensing, inspection and enforcement of wholesale produce facilities.
Zebulon Pike was sent by the American government to explore and report back on the American West which had been rapidly expanding throughout the 1700s and into the 1800s with the acquisition of the Louisiana Purchase and the continuing conflicts with Native Americans, Spain, and Mexico.
When I asked a group of Mexicans what I should report back to the HIV-positive Mexican Nationals in the US, they said, "Don't come; stay in the US if you have services.
Once the deployment ends, USERRA provides a timetable for employees to report back to work.
Wolverhampton Wanderers will report back to pre-season training at Lilleshall next week without Henri Camara - but the pre-season Championship promotion favourites insist that this is not any cause for alarm.
After interventions have been taught, observe what happens and report back.
And the purpose was not really to break down those people--often they had nothing to give--but to photograph them in a compromised position and say: "Go home, find the insurgency, join it, and report back to us or we'll show these to your relatives and people in your village.