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pop back

To return (to some place) very quickly or briefly. A: "I think you left your watch here." B: "Dang it. OK, I'll pop back tomorrow to pick it up." I forgot to remind Darlene about the meeting in the morning—let me just pop back real quick to tell her.
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pop back (for something)

to come back to a place for just a moment. Okay, I think I can pop back for a minute. I have to pop back for something I forgot.
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Responding to a Twitter user asking for info on the unannounced game, community manager Lee Williams advised them to "pop back soon" and to "make sure you are following Formula 1 Game on Twitter and Facebook".
SHOPAHOLIC Victoria Beckham looks like she needs to pop back to the mall for a new outfit.
Even though she retired last Friday, she's vowed to pop back to continue the gardening - and to finally finish the mural.
Chas is horrified when Colin's widow turns up so she does a runner with Lexi, but they're not very good at hiding out because they pop back to the Dingles for breakfast.
Writing an exclusive blog for Wales on Sunday's icwales.co.uk website, the tenor revealed on Wednesday: "I'm writing this from a hotel in London where I have been staying whilst the album has been recorded - but yesterday I did manage to pop back to the mobile phone shop where I was working just a few weeks ago and see my friends which was lovely - and I even managed to sell a phone while I was there!
Then pop back in eight months to collect your winnings.
Wood imbues her movement with snapping limbs that pop back to center, while the women she portrays are complex, even contradictory beings who move against invisible obstacles.
He said: ''We need to get pop back to what it should be intelligent, fun music, not karaoke nonsense.
Then they pop back to the surface, collecting data en route.
From there, USD-CAD buyers emerged under 1.2900, resulting in a pop back to 1.2930 highs.
Inspector Paul Stewart, of Washington Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "People might think they're saving time by leaving the engine running to de-ice the car while they pop back into their house but it makes the car a very easy target for thieves.
But you can't keep a good Scouser away for long, and the X Factor star found time to pop back home to enjoy lunch at one of her favourite restaurants, San Carlo on Castle Street.
Neighbourhood Inspector Lisa Musgrove said: "At this time of year when the car needs de-icing and it is cold outside, it can be tempting to leave the engine running and pop back into the house.
"Frosty mornings will catch many people out who, to avoid being late for work, will leave cars unattended to defrost and pop back into the house.
In the first episode, the entrepreneur looks for a location for his new venture, but also finds time to pop back to Blighty to visit Tom Calver at Westcombe Dairy, and discover the secret behind an award-winning Cheddar.