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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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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.
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.
Think back to the '80s, think depression, think of entire communities on Merseyside and Yorkshire decimated, think unemployment and all that was British disappearing - that is her "legacy Craig Earley, Aigburth, Liverpool
But if you haven't forgotten it completely, I'd like you to think back to that last week before the ballot, when many Democrats honestly believed that the polls were undercounting the "youth vote" and that this invisible demographic was going to put them over the top.
Just think back to when the Tories were in power for 18 years, during which time Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister.
Think back to how Washington tried to devalue the dollar to diminish Japan's automotive prowess: It didn't work.
The Scotland Under-21 defender only had to think back to a Scottish Cup tie at Tannadice 18 months ago to be convinced Ian McCall made a great move when he brought in Brebner from Hibs just before the transfer window closed.
If you think back to the last Euro tournament, we only had 105, I think, so we have been working hard to get these banning orders.
remember what I have told you today and think back to this old retired cop standing in front of you telling you that the police profession is above work stoppages; it is more noble than trivial compensation; and it's worth much, much more than a token effort on your part.
Think back to last week, when we told you about a lawsuit Mike Sentell filed against Community Bank of Cabot and its holding company?
Think back to about 1988 or 1989 and think of what the pundits were saying back then.
If we were to think back to, say, the 1980s and early '90s, there was another company that was keeping the people in Detroit up late at night: Nissan.
Hint: Think back to the last time you took a painful spill.
Think back to the last time you cleaned out your refrigertor.
Think back to those summer nights, under the stars, a gentle breeze, the lights go down, the crowd roars, you hear the first few chords of your favorite song as the band hits the stage