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try back

To attempt to visit or contact some person or location following a failed previous attempt. A noun or pronoun can be used between "try" and "back," but only when referring to a phone call. Professor Smith has actually gone home for the day, but you can try back again tomorrow. No message, I'll just try him back later.
See also: back, try
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

try someone back

verb
See also: back, someone, try

try someone back (again)

tv. to call someone back on the telephone (again) later. I’ll try her back later.
See also: again, back, someone, try
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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