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    Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?

    Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?

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    Re: Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?

    I would say 'return it to me' or 'give/bring it back to me'.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?
    Only the first is correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Can I say"return it to me" VS "return it back to me"?

    "Return" (in this context) means "give back" so it would be tautologous to say "return it back". It would be like saying "give it back back".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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