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  1. look backverb

    review, remember, recollect, recall, wax nostalgic, hark back, think back

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  1. look back, look backwardverb

    look towards one's back

    "don't look back while you walk"

    look backward, retrospect, review

  2. review, look back, retrospectverb

    look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

    "she reviewed her achievements with pride"

    look backward, refresh, survey, go over, retrospect, brush up, critique, review, reexamine

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How to use look back in a sentence?

  1. Robert M. Pirsig:

    You look at where you're going and where you are and it never makes sense, but then you look back at where you've been and a pattern seems to emerge. And if you project forward from that pattern, then sometimes you can come up with something.

  2. Read MoreBurnett:

    I'm just happy our show happened when it did and I can look back and say once more, I'm so glad we had this time together.

  3. Stephen Scherr:

    When I look back over 25 years, I don't think the themes that are being covered in these more organized sessions are frankly very different than those that were pervasive early on, what has changed is that at a purely practical level we're a much bigger organization.

  4. Paul Gaumond:

    We should look back at those (soldiers) that didn’t come home, and not forget why we have what we have.

  5. James Thurber:

    Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

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