reach back


w>reach back

vi (in time) → zurückreichen, zurückgehen (to bis)
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As far as the eye could reach back toward the land of plenty from whence we had come, our route was marked by circling vultures in the sky and by the bodies of the dead who lay down in the trackless waste for the last time.
In the meantime, Friday and the captain's mate so well managed their business with the rest that they drew them, by hallooing and answering, from one hill to another, and from one wood to another, till they not only heartily tired them, but left them where they were, very sure they could not reach back to the boat before it was dark; and, indeed, they were heartily tired themselves also, by the time they came back to us.
The Director of Ansar Burney Trust International, Shagufta Burney, Advocate has said that the remaining Pakistani prisoners would also be released and reach back home very soon.
As financial management leaders, we must reach back to actively "build our bench" and develop our replacements.
Especially as minorities, we can ill afford to make it and not reach back.
But the preacher need not reach back to the ancient Near East to make this point.
Reach back with your left hand and grab your left foot.
The center's acclaimed professional company creates original choreography based on Odissi classical dance, the roots of which reach back to the second century B.
It's tonic to reach back to a defamiliarized time when everyone was learning on the fly and unashamed of that fact.
World Youth Days, he said, reach back to a Christianity that is largely pre-Vatican II and almost pre-Enlightenment.
The roots of his unique style reach back to the San Francisco of the 1930s, when he studied with Henry Cowell and gave joint percussion concerts with John Cage.
If we can reach back to reclaim some of the bounty of the past, we must similarly be required to accept some of the blame for the past.