Thesaurus / turned back

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Acting on this suggestion, we turned back and cantered round to the other side of the cover.

He fed the cook and the serving maid some of the other leaves and they turned back into themselves.

I turned back to the hotel, reascended to my bedroom, and threw myself in an armchair by the open window.

Then the skin is turned back and stripped off the body wrong side out to the ears, taking as little fat as possible.

The man noticed his accent, looked at him sharply a second, and turned back to the conversation, lowering his voice as he did so.

Three SoldiersJohn Dos Passos

The other turned back and faced his captor with an expression which it was hard to read.

But at the deserted trench he stopped, laid his burden on the little bridge and turned back.

But as I advanced they shrank, and glancing wistfully, turned back like pale flowers falling in the shadow of the forest.

The White PeacockD. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

Moral: had she continued her work, and not turned back, she would not have been hit.

Levi turned back to Cleveland, and was fortunate in finding a home in the family of Judge Walworth.

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