pour back

pour something back (in)

 and pour something back into something
to replace a liquid into something. Larry poured the extra glass of orange juice back into the pitcher. Lily took too much and poured some back. Pour back the extra juice into the pitcher.
See also: back, pour
References in classic literature ?
They pour back across the stream--half of them; the rest are dead.
Strain the broth through a sieve lined with a double layer of muslin or cheesecloth into a bowl, then pour back into the saucepan.
Strain broth through a sieve lined with a double layer of muslin into a bowl, then pour back into pan.
Pour back into the pan, season and heat through to serve.
Then pour back into the pan with the remaining half of the milk and place back onto the heat, whisking constantly until the mixture comes to the boil and becomes very thick.
of wild hibiscus syrup shaken ("very gently, Robinson said," "just pour back and forth") and strained into a flute, then topped with prosecco and garnished with an edible wild hibiscus flower.
Pour back into the freezer container and freeze overnight.
The money belongs to Nation, collected through taxes and will pour back to them with prudence in open and transparent way.
10 year old Concrete Place & Finish Company specializing in control line cutting, concrete cut, remove, prep and pour back.
Whizz the soup with a blender or in a food processor until it is a rough pure, pour back into the pan and add the chickpeas.
If we gave up Afghanistan tomorrow, I absolutely guarantee that if you are an AQ [al-Qaeda] member or Taleban, they will pour back into southern Afghanistan and they will have the freedom to plan and train and conduct operations which now they don't have," he said.
3) Pour the warm milk into the egg, stir and pour back into pan.
Set to a timet, the tea steeped for more than a minute, and then was ready to pour back into the glass pot to serve.
Whisk 1 cup thickened sauce into egg yolks; pour back into saucepan.