pour back (in(to))

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pour back (in(to))

To return some liquid to its 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 back the cooking oil 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
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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.
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.
BUY-TO-LET investors are pouring back into the property market as rents rise at a record pace, figures showed today.
Agency staff said later that they were satisfied that water being used to extinguish the blaze was draining into an insulated tank instead of pouring back into a nearby brook.
Jobs are going to come pouring back into this country.''
Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk the yolks with the sugar and then pour on the boiling cream, whisking all the time before pouring back into the saucepan.