try back

try someone back (again)

to try to return someone's telephone call again. She's not in, so I'll try her back later. Jan will try her back.
See also: back, try

try back

v.
1. To call or visit a location again as the continuation of an attempt to make contact with a person or place: The office is now closed, but you can try back during business hours.
2. To call or visit someone again as the continuation of an attempt to make contact: If I'm not around when you call, try me back tomorrow night.
See also: back, try
References in classic literature ?
I shall try back on my visit and see if I can recall any more of what I saw or felt.
However, in the confusion of the mist, I found myself at last too far to the right, and consequently had to try back along the river-side, on the bank of loose stones above the mud and the stakes that staked the tide out.
I tell you plainly, we shall be wasting our time, and cudgelling our brains to no purpose, if we attempt to try back, and unravel this frightful complication from the beginning.
Preece was yellow carded before Fred Hosking pulled a try back for OEs in stoppage time, Carlisle converting, but the visitors lost Alex Rogers and then Carlisle to the sin bin, Maisey kicking a penalty after the second card.
Sam Tomkins added one conversion and struck an upright with another as the Warriors led 10-0 but winger Fetuli Talanao, who scored a hat-trick in Hull's opening win over Huddersfield Giants, produced an acrobatic finish on 23 minutes to pull a try back.
Waite set up a tense finale as he pulled another try back for Wass, but both sides cancelled each other out in the final 12 minutes.
We offered Warrington a lifeline and once they pulled a try back, they grew in confidence and we really struggled to control their go-forward.
Justin Carney pulled a try back for Salford in the 61st minute, but Reece Lyne and Johnstone went over in the last six minutes.
Justin Carney - who later limped off with an ankle injury - pulled a try back for Salford before Reece Lyne and Johnstone went over in the final six minutes.
Ian Newbury clawed a try back but Benn Hardcastle touched down for Thunder before tries from Connor Farrer and Chris Leyshom put South Wales back in it.
Scorpions got a try back on 24 minutes after Shaun Owens went over.
Hindley pulled another try back to take it to 78-16 with ten mins remaining but the Bears scored two more fantastic solo eorts from Tawanda Chipadza and Liam Wellings.
Mark Storey Pros and cons C Was a classy customer over a mile and has fine record at Ascot D Beaten on first try back at sprinting and aptitude for it has largely to be taken on trust
Kieran Marmion grabbed a try back for Connacht, and they grabbed a further two through Carr, who also converted to cut the deficit to seven points, and he was followed over by Henshaw.
Horden pulled a try back and in the second half struck again.