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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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  1. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie:

    This seems like it was a very tough situation, in retrospect -- and this happens very commonly after a suicide -- you look back and you look back and you see all kinds of red flags or information that one person knew but another person didn't know, and if you put it all together, yes, maybe he should have been hospitalized.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    I used to always think that I'd look back on us crying and laugh, but, I never thought I'd look back on us laughing and cry.

  3. Terry Virts:

    I think that 100 years from now, 500 years from now, people will look back on this as the initial baby steps that we took going into the solar system. In the same way that we look back on Columbus and the other explorers 500 years ago, this is the way people will look at this time in history.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    There's a big hole in people, even the long legged ones, and they eat and eat because they don't want to die; at least they want to revel in their misery for one more day, and they look back at me with suspicious eyes and then they go back to their dead life and dream of peace and love and compassion, and I continue to stare at them in a blurred stupor.

  5. Unknown:

    I always knew I would look back on my tears and laugh but I never tought I would look back on the laughter and cry


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