try back

try someone back (again)

to try to return someone's telephone call again. She's not in, so I'll try her back later. Jan will try her back.
See also: back, try

try back

v.
1. To call or visit a location again as the continuation of an attempt to make contact with a person or place: The office is now closed, but you can try back during business hours.
2. To call or visit someone again as the continuation of an attempt to make contact: If I'm not around when you call, try me back tomorrow night.
See also: back, try
References in classic literature ?
I shall try back on my visit and see if I can recall any more of what I saw or felt.
However, in the confusion of the mist, I found myself at last too far to the right, and consequently had to try back along the river-side, on the bank of loose stones above the mud and the stakes that staked the tide out.
I tell you plainly, we shall be wasting our time, and cudgelling our brains to no purpose, if we attempt to try back, and unravel this frightful complication from the beginning.
Callum MacBurnie pulled a try back for Cov six minutes after the restart, Jones converting, but Evans was carded for preventing a quick penalty and Fylde added tries by Maher and Brennand, both converted.
The home side pulled a try back five minutes later through Achurch but it was little more than consolation and the Wolves had the final say when stand-off Declan Patton slotted a drop goal to open his account for the club on his third appearance.
Ian Newbury clawed a try back but Benn Hardcastle touched down for Thunder before tries from Connor Farrer and Chris Leyshom put South Wales back in it.
Scorpions got a try back on 24 minutes after Shaun Owens went over.
Hindley pulled another try back to take it to 78-16 with ten mins remaining but the Bears scored two more fantastic solo eorts from Tawanda Chipadza and Liam Wellings.
New Earswick did pull a try back to make the final score 6-28 and the opposition coach's selection of three players was Pegg, who was also man of the match, Boxall-Hunt and Paga.
Mark Storey Pros and cons C Was a classy customer over a mile and has fine record at Ascot D Beaten on first try back at sprinting and aptitude for it has largely to be taken on trust
The Neath Valley side did pull a try back early in the second half through Greg Roberts, but any comeback for the 2011 runners up was quickly snuffed out.
Despite Swansea getting a try back from wing Mark Harvey, Quins were back on the try hunt with one for centre Rhys Williams.
Horden pulled a try back and in the second half struck again.
Quins led 14-8 at the break thanks to tries from England international Ugo Monye and Jordan Turner-Hall, before George Brown and Mike Brown added to their score in the second period, while Richie Vernon pulled one try back for Sale.
England opened up a 12-0 lead thanks to tries from second row pair Gareth Hock and Danny Tickle but the Exiles pulled a try back just before half-time through winger Francis Meli.