think back


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think back

To recall; to think about someone or something in the past. Often followed by "on (someone or something)" or "to (something)." It's a little bittersweet to think back to that time in my life when I was so young and carefree. Thinking back on my family growing up, I realize how close my siblings and I once were.
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think back (to something)

to remember back to something in the past. Now, try and think back to the night of January 16. I can't think back. My mind is preoccupied with other things.
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think back

(on someone or something) to remember and think about someone or something. When I think back on Sally and the good times we had together, I get very sad. I like to think back on my childhood and try to remember what it was like.
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think back

Recall or reflect on, as in When I think back on my days as a summer camper, I really had a good time, or As he thought back to his father, long dead, tears came to his eyes. [Mid-1900s]
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think back

v.
To consider or think about the past; recollect: Think back to that time we went to the zoo. I thought back on all the the things we've done for the company.
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Think back to how Washington tried to devalue the dollar to diminish Japan's automotive prowess: It didn't work.
FAST approaching my 73rd year, I often think back on my happy youth in Birmingham.
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`What'll everybody think back home if Ian's done 1,000 miles and I gave up after 100!?'
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All chileren play with their food, but now that I think back on the matter, it does seem a little strange!
When I think back to Big Sam as a player, I recall a big, strong, uncompromising centre-half who relished the physical aspect of the game.
Drake said: "Think back to his first medal in Sydney in 2000 and his career has just been phenomenal.
To this day, however, I still feel strangely sad when I think back to my "Please Re-Leash Me" joke going right over his head.