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carry (one) back
To cause one to think of or remember someone or something from one's past. Wow, that lullaby just carries me back to my childhood.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
carry someone back (to some time)
to return someone, mentally, to a former time; to remind someone of an earlier time. This carries me back to the times of knights and jousting. This article about the Sixties really carries me back.
carry something back
to take something back to where it came from. Did you bring this here? If so, carry it back. Please carry back the empty box after you take out all the books.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.