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think back

To recall; to think about someone or something in the past. Often followed by "on (someone or something)" or "to (something)." It's a little bittersweet to think back to that time in my life when I was so happy. Thinking back on my family growing up, I realize that there was no sense of friendship between my siblings and me.
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think back (to something)

to remember back to something in the past. Now, try and think back to the night of January 16. I can't think back. My mind is preoccupied with other things.
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think back

(on someone or something) to remember and think about someone or something. When I think back on Sally and the good times we had together, I get very sad. I like to think back on my childhood and try to remember what it was like.
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think back

Recall or reflect on, as in When I think back on my days as a summer camper, I really had a good time, or As he thought back to his father, long dead, tears came to his eyes. [Mid-1900s]
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think back

v.
To consider or think about the past; recollect: Think back to that time we went to the zoo. I thought back on all the the things we've done for the company.
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I think back to these reminders and memories with fondness.
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When I think back, I realize what the problem stemmed from.
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I often think back on these "prayer sessions" especially now that I'm writing poems as a way to redeem what's sacred in everyday life.
For anyone who thinks the hard work is done, then think back to Partizan Belgrade.