take (someone or something) back to (someone or some place)

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take (someone or something) back to (someone or some place)

1. To return someone or something to some person, thing, or place. Authorities are bringing the suspect back to his home country to stand trial. Will you take this blender back to the Joneses and thank them for letting me borrow it? Please be sure to take the holepunch back to the supply table when you're done.
2. To pass some message or information back to someone else. I'll be sure to take your feedback and suggestions back to our developers. They said they'd take the offer back to their boss to see what she thought.
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take something back to someone or something

to carry or transport something from someone or something. Please take this report back to Liz. Take back this book to Karen.
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Had Olympiacos arrived with a belief to match their neat football, especially in the first half, they would have taken something back to Athens with them.
But while Wigan could easily have taken something back to Lancashire, nothing should be taken away from Glenn Roeder and his battling side.
Their report, entitled The New Assertiveness, found 39 per cent of those asked had taken something back to a shop, 32 per cent had hung up on a person trying to sell them a product or service, and 31 per cent had complained in writing.
The report, The New Assertiveness, said 39pc of those asked had taken something back to a shop, 32pc had hung up on a person trying to sell them a product or service and 31pc had complained in writing.
Smith though felt that Celts could have had few complaints if the Easter Road side had taken something back to Leith.
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