double back on (someone or something)(redirected from doubling back on them)
double back on (someone or something)
To move toward someone or something after initially moving away from them. Luckily, the lost dog doubled back on us, and Caitlin was able to grab its collar. We doubled back on the trail, searching each step for Paula's missing ring.
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