Phrasal verb: get back

  1. get back
    Intransitive
    Meaning: return
    Example: She got back from France yesterday.  I hope she brought me some cheese!

    get something back
    Transitive, Separable
    Meaning: receive something you had before
    Example: She finally got her jacket back from her friend who borrowed it last month.

    get back at someone
    Transitive, Inseparable
    Meaning: retaliate, take revenge
    Example: My sister got back at me for borrowing her shoes without asking.  She stole my favorite shirt.

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