return (from something) with (someone or something)

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return (from something) with (someone or something)

1. To come back (from some place or thing) bearing something. She returned from her trip with gifts for the kids. A: "John has gone to the hospital to check in on Mary." B: "I hope he returns with good news."
2. To come back (from some place or thing) accompanying someone. The store manager returned with a police officer to arrest the man he'd caught stealing. I should return from the airport with Aunt Lydia around 5 o'clock or so.
3. To come back (from some activity, place, or thing) in possession of something. He returned from his internship with the experience necessary to get a full-time job. It's important to take time off from work so that you can return with a renewed sense of purpose and energy.
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return with something

to come back with something. He went to town and returned with the doctor just in time. She returned with the material they had requested.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
To your Mother I should have returned with Pleasure, should have been happy to have introduced to her, my charming Sophia and should with Chearfullness have passed the remainder of my Life in their dear Society in the Vale of Uske, had not one obstacle to the execution of so agreable a scheme, intervened; which was the Marriage and Removal of your Mother to a distant part of Ireland.
Products are returned with parts and instruction books missing.