start back

start back
phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word forms "start back":
present tense I/you/we/they start back he/she/it starts back present participle starting back past tense started back past participle started back
1) to begin returning to a place

It's time we were starting back.

start back to/towards:

The rest of us had started back to Oxford.

2) to make a sudden nervous movement away from someone or something that has frightened you

She started back in fright.

3) to begin studying or working again after a break

I want to start back as soon as I'm fit.

4) if school, university etc starts back, classes begin again after a break

When do the schools start back?


English dictionary. 2014.

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