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  1. Jabolko's Avatar
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    "To come back at"

    What does the frase to come back at someone mean?

    Thank you for your response.

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    Re: "To come back at"

    The phrase means to reply or respond, if you're talking about a person, and simply to return to the person who sent it, if you're talking about a thing.


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    Re: "To come back at"

    Quote Originally Posted by Jabolko View Post
    What does the frase to come back at someone mean?

    Thank you for your response.
    it means to reply but in a forceful,quick and often in an unkind way

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