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start back

To begin returning to some place. Let's start back now so we can get home before dinner. We started back before I had a chance to get any photos of the place.
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start back (to some place)

to begin the journey back to a place. When do we start back to Chicago? It's time to start back.
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start back

v.
To begin a return journey: We had better start back soon or we won't get home before dark.
See also: back, start
References in classic literature ?
"Have you lost your senses?" cried the grand-vizir, starting back in horror.
Nutty had a habit of starting back and removing himself when, entering the porch, he perceived that Bill and his sister were already seated there.
If I could only get to the Eighth Square before it gets dark!' So she wandered on, talking to herself as she went, till, on turning a sharp corner, she came upon two fat little men, so suddenly that she could not help starting back, but in another moment she recovered herself, feeling sure that they must be
'Hal-lo!' muttered he, starting back; 'she's the very devil for spite.
A group which supports mums struggling with the stresses of parenthood is starting back after a summer break.
WE'VE been appealing to readers to send us pictures of their children starting - or starting back to - school and here some of the first to arrive.
Blyth Neighbourhood Sgt Gary Neill, said: "We know around this time of year, when the kids have been off school and are just starting back, that we get more calls from local residents complaining about young people hanging around the Ridley Park area.
"The ground isn't going to be ideal for the pair of them, especially starting back after a long time off," continued O'Brien.
The manager has his doubts and I'll be starting back next Thursday to put myself back in the frame to be captain and his right-back.
Nunn starting back in 1991, thanked DTRA personnel for making the world safer by being on the frontlines of fighting WMDs, the "number one security threat of the United States."
"He's had his share of problems, and while starting back with top weight isn't ideal, it's not easy finding suitable races for him as he has a high mark over fences," said Mullins.
We will start back now into more serious can-tering exercise, all being well, starting back in faster work at the beginning of August.