back East


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back East

To or in the eastern United States. Although its wording suggests a return, one does not have to have ever been in the eastern US to use this phrase. We're going back East for Christmas this year to visit my parents. My husband is back East for business right now.
See also: back, east

back East

to or from the eastern United States, especially the northeastern or New England states. (Used even by people who have never been in the East.) Sally felt that she had to get back East for a few days. Tom went to school back East, but his brother attended college in the Midwest.
See also: back, east
References in classic literature ?
The fellow who built it's give up and gone back East. Maybe we could fix a sledge and haul it up here."
A traffic structure known as an R-Cut (Restricted Cut) intersection would force all traffic off Aurelia south of Illinois 13 to turn right toward Harrisburg and then make a U-turn in a specially constructed lane to go back east to Marion.
News, Katherine and Chris are planning a summer wedding in Martha's Vineyard back east, where the Kennedy family compound is located.
Contractor address : 2 Temple Back East, Temple Quay
Back east of the Pennines, John heads to the Fox's biscuits factory in Batley, West Yorkshire, where he finds out how the classic Viennese treats are made.
With the 2018/19 National Hunt season tucked away after this weekend's finale, Nicholls has ensured he stays busy during a brief pause in proceedings by heading the 40 miles or so back east from his Ditcheat base to one of his local Flat tracks.
"Now, they will try to hold us back east of the Euphrates.
It was during one such trip back east that I met Mr.
Out west, I shoot out to distances I never did back east.
and all we talked about was getting back east. I saw
In court papers, the actress blamed operatives of disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein for planting two small bags of the drug in her wallet, which she said she misplaced on a red-eye flight back east for the Women's March on Washington in January.
Treasury Action: yields remained elevated heading into the final leg of the FOMC decision, with no reprieve from Mother Nature amid government shutdowns back east. The current account gap widening was greater than expected, though that didn't really surprise.
These "common longtailed fallow" deer, as Meriwether Lewis referred to them in his journal, were more reminiscent of whitetails back East. Indeed, they were of the same species, but slightly different.
Cities across the country seeing protesters include Los Angeles, the Oakland area around the Bay, Eugene and Portland, Oregon, Seattle Washington, and even a peaceful student protest back east in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 12 News Now reported.
In the summer before senior year, Jude rushes back to Pasadena, California, from a trip back east as soon as she hears that her closest friend, Maggie, has died, apparently by suicide.