think back

(redirected from think back to)

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.
See also: back, think

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.
See also: back, think

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.
See also: back, think

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]
See also: back, think

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.
See also: back, think
References in periodicals archive ?
"We would ask anyone who lives in the area to think back to the early hours of December 4 and think if anything of note happened."
When I think back to my time here, after each passing year, I appreciate something new.
This makes me think back to what Christmas is all about SISTER KENNEDY, LEFT, yesterday
Now, think back to any one of your most recent best tee shots, it doesn't matter if there wasn't as much perceived importance on that shot, I want you to think how your muscles felt.
If you think back to your reason for joining AzNA, most of you will agree that you were asked to join by your nursing faculty, a nurse manager, or another nursing colleague.
KASABIAN Lost Souls Forever As the rowdy, innovative outfit sit atop the charts, think back to the heady days when they first burst into the limelight with their incredible debut album and this stunner..
"Think back to the distrust about intelligence, particularly if you think back to 2003 and WMD and all that."
It is funny when you see all the health and safety hype about the tiniest things these days, then think back to the much more dangerous things we used to get up to as youngsters 40 or 50 years ago.
If you think back to your administrator days, what would have made your relationship with trustees more productive?
As my hair has darkened and other features have changed, I think back to when my lack of melanin, buck teeth, freckles, and red hair set me apart.
Perhaps we are meant to think back to our lesson from Isaiah 62 for this day as well.
Think back to the first creation story in the Book of Genesis, which we read at the Easter Vigil, in fact.
Think back to the days when the Vietnam War was still raging.
Just think back to 1986's enactment of the passive loss rules, which significantly curtailed the deductions available to real estate investors, setting the stage for a major decline in real estate values that lasted for more than a decade.
When I think back to my own career development, I am astonished by the profound impact of my outstanding mentors.