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    #1

    get back home

    Do people say 'get back home' or just say 'get back' and 'get home'?

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    #2

    Re: get back home

    "Get back home" is fine. If that's the whole sentence, it's a command. A sentence like "I have to get back home" is common in AmE.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: get back home

    If you just say "get back", it's not clear you're talking about arriving home.

    I can't wait to get home.
    I can't wait to get back home.


    Both of those make it clear that "home" is the destination.

    I can't wait to get back.

    That does not indicate the destination. It could be anywhere.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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