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Difference between Come back and Go back

come back

1. return to a place:

  • I’m going away and I may never come back.

2. become fashionable again; be restored:

  • Some people would be glad to see corporal punishment come back.

3. return to the memory:

  • At first I could not remember why everything seemed so familiar; then it all came back.

go back

1. = come back 1:

  • You should never go back, they say, to the scene of your past romance.

2. (of troops) move backwards; retreat:

  • Our army had to go back a few miles when the enemy won an advantage.

3. return to work after a strike:

  • I’ll be glad when the post office workers go back, it’s very difficult not getting any letters.