Translation: from spanish

to put back

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  • put\ back\ the\ clock — • put back the clock • turn back the clock v. phr. To go back in time; relive the past. If I could put back the clock I d give more thought to preparing for a career. Richard wishes that he had lived in frontier days, but he can t turn back the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put back the clock — or put the clock back 1. To return to earlier time and its conditions 2. To take a retrograde step • • • Main Entry: ↑clock …   Useful english dictionary

  • put back — index reconstitute, reinstate, renew (begin again), replace, restore (return) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • put back into service — index reinstate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • put back — verb 1. put something back where it belongs (Freq. 2) replace the book on the shelf after you have finished reading it please put the clean dishes back in the cabinet when you have washed them • Syn: ↑replace • Hypernyms: ↑put, ↑set, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • put back — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms put back : present tense I/you/we/they put back he/she/it puts back present participle putting back past tense put back past participle put back 1) to put something in the place where it was before it was… …   English dictionary

  • put back — PHRASAL VERB To put something back means to delay it or arrange for it to happen later than you previously planned. [mainly BRIT] [V n P] There are always new projects which seem to put the reunion back further... [be V ed P] News conferences due …   English dictionary

  • put back the clock — or[turn back the clock] {v. phr.} To go back in time; relive the past. * /If I could put back the clock I d give more thought to preparing for a career./ * /Richard wishes that he had lived in frontier days, but he can t turn back the clock./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put back the clock — or[turn back the clock] {v. phr.} To go back in time; relive the past. * /If I could put back the clock I d give more thought to preparing for a career./ * /Richard wishes that he had lived in frontier days, but he can t turn back the clock./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put back — verb a) To return something to its original place. He carefully put the vase back on the shelf. b) To postpone an arranged event or appointment. The meeting has been put back to 5.00 pm …   Wiktionary

  • put back — phr verb Put back is used with these nouns as the object: ↑clock, ↑ear, ↑receiver, ↑seat, ↑sparkle …   Collocations dictionary


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