Translation of get back in Spanish:

get back

volver, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(return)

      volver
      regresar
      we were very late getting back to Tulsa volvimos / regresamos a Tulsa muy tarde
      • how are you getting back? ¿cómo te regresas?
      • OK, get back to work everybody bueno, todo el mundo a trabajar otra vez
      • to get back to what I was saying, … volviendo a lo que decía, …
      • they've decided to get back together again se han reconciliado
      • he let the other runner get back in front dejó que el otro corredor se le volviera a adelantar

    • 1.2(retreat, move behind)

      get back! ¡atrás!
      • get back behind the barrier vuelvan a ponerse detrás de la barrera

  • 2

    (regain possession of)
    (possessions/property) recuperar
    (health/strength) recobrar
    (health/strength) recuperar
    we never got our money/ball back nunca nos devolvieron el dinero/la pelota
  • 3

    • 3.1(return, redeliver)

      (book/borrowed item) devolver
      you must get it back to me before Friday me lo tienes que devolver antes del viernes
      • can you get the children back here by eleven? ¿puedes traer a los niños de vuelta antes de las once?

    • 3.2(put back, replace)

      to get sth back in/out volver a poner/a sacar algo
      • lift up the sofa so I can get the carpet back under it levanta el sofá para que pueda volver a colocar la alfombra debajo