pour back (in(to))

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pour back (in(to))

To return some liquid back into a previous receptacle. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pour" and "back." You've already started drinking that soda—you can't just pour it back now! If you don't want the water, just pour it back in the sink. I poured the cooking oil back into the bottle to use it again another day.
See also: back, pour

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 ?
The stream abruptly turned, as this intelligence ran from mouth to mouth; and the people at the windows, seeing those upon the bridges pouring back, quitted their stations, and running into the street, joined the concourse that now thronged pell-mell to the spot they had left: each man crushing and striving with his neighbor, and all panting with impatience to get near the door, and look upon the criminal as the officers brought him out.
They are investing nearly USD one billion in Flat Rock, Michigan for auto production on top of a USD one billion investment last month in a facility outside of Chicago." "Companies are pouring back into the United States - they want to be where the action is!" he remarked.
It's no longer 'down with Trump', it's 'f*** Trump'." Mr Trump added in his reply: "I guess he doesn't realise the economy is the best it's ever been with employment being at an all-time high, and many companies pouring back into our country.
"I watched him last night and truly believe he may be 'punch-drunk.' I guess he doesn't realize the economy is the best it's ever been with employment being at an all time high, and many companies pouring back into our country.
"I guess (De Niro) doesn't realize the economy is the best it's ever been with employment being at an all time high, and many companies pouring back into our country," the president said.
"I guess he doesn't realise the economy is the best it's ever been with employment being at an all time high, and many companies pouring back into our country.
All those memories came pouring back for me on Wednesday night when Liverpool repeated the feat of our team 11 years ago and got to the final.
Tenders are invited for work includes removal of existing track slab concrete and elastomeric grout, replacement of rail and tightening of existing restraining rail joints prior to pouring back in elastomeric grout.
Ian Feeley, a 65-year-old builder, who lives on The Stanners in Corbridge, said the rising water was just "inches" from pouring back into his home just weeks after he evacuated the property due to Storm Desmond.
Make a slurry by mixing it with some of the hot liquid and then pouring back into the soup.
As we pulled into camp, all the thoughts about hunting an elephant came pouring back into my head.
Funding for police has been cut significantly, and money won't come pouring back in for the foreseeable future, whatever happens politically.
Recent announcements by Nissan and other car-makers are sending supply chain orders through the roof - and the positive effects are pouring back down the Teesside supply chain.
As the pattern of the ODIs materialised, Oz rookies had easy baptisms and established stars bolstered their confidence whilst their fans initially tentatively emerged rubbing their eyes in the unaccustomed sunlight before pouring back en masse rubbing their hands in disbelieving glee.
For a Toon devotee of my age it's packed with memories which come pouring back, but for a young fan inquisitive about Newcastle yesteryears to an exiled Geordie pining for a link with their past this is the perfect, if slightly unusual, present.