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win back

To re-earn or regain someone or something through a new, successful competitive effort. A noun or pronoun is used between "win" and "back." The team is hoping to win back their championship title next week. He vowed to do whatever it takes to win his ex-wife back.
See also: back, win

win someone or something back (from someone or something)

to regain someone or something from someone or something. I hope to win the money I lost back from the other poker players. We were not able to win Sally back from the cult. We won back everything. We won back Sally.
See also: back, win

win back

v.
To regain, through effort or contest, something or someone that one has lost or no longer has: My friend is at the casino, trying to win back what he lost last night. Her boyfriend left her, but she's sure she will win him back.
See also: back, win
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Murad when contacted said that he would try his best to win back the title and keep his Pakistan No.
For every KD 10 spent on their KFH cards, clients will get a chance to enter a draw and win back up to KD 500 of their daily spends for 100 days ending April 19th 2016.
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CATS CEO Bob Mirabito said the agency has been waiting since 2014 to win back the deal.
In an effort to win back the trust of its customers, the bank has stated that this practise can be confusing and it intends to make it clearer to the customer who they are communicating with.
All who remit money in this manner will be also eligible to enter a prize draw where five customers will get the chance to win back their remitted amount of up to AED 20,000 per winner.
Summary: Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to win back voters who switched to support the UK Independence Party in Thursday's elections.
During the Mashreq Shopping Festival, Mashreq Cardmembers are up for rewarding benefits to make their shopping experience even more exciting with four unique propositions - Shopping Discounts, Shopping Win back, Shopping Convenience and Shopping Rewards.
Mashreq cardmembers can also look forward to win back their weekly shopping spends where one lucky cardmember every week will win back up to Dh5,000 until the end of the promotion period.
'Take out any amount in a personal loan and you will automatically go into a monthly draw to win back that loan amount', boomed the voice over the airwaves.
Air Arabia, a UAE-based low-cost airline, has announced a new promotion offering passengers the chance to win back the cost of their ticket.
Sharjah-based budget carrier Air Arabia on Saturday launched a unique promotion offering passengers the chance to win back the cost of their ticket.
"With the yearling bonus it's feasible she could win back a lot of her cost within a day of going under the hammer."
It yesterday unveiled a new personal loan scheme offering customers a chance to win back a year's instalment free in addition to benefiting from the lower interest rate.