win back

win back
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. recuperar
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win back
transitive verb
[+trophy] recobrar; [+support, confidence] volver a ganarse; [+land] reconquistar; volver a conquistar; [+gambling loss, job] recuperar; [+voters, girlfriend, boyfriend] volver a conquistar a
I won the money back from him recuperé el dinero que me ganó
in an attempt to win back business from rival companies so he went and filed a suit and won his job back the Government will have to work hard to win back the confidence of the people the party badly needs to find a way to win back straying voters we may have lost the cup this year but we'll win it back next year Bolivia hopes to win back some of the territory lost to Chile in the War of the Pacific the Indians fought many battles to win back the land Dutch colonists had robbed them of he knew he had gone too far this time and that he would never win her back
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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