change back

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"I'll go you," Martin answered, attempting to pay for the current Scotch and soda with the last change from his two dollars and seeing the waiter bullied by Brissenden into putting that change back on the table.
So they change back again, and come to the conclusion that the man has given them the wrong set altogether; and over their mutual abuse of this man they become quite friendly and sympathetic.
I was so provoked that I gave her the change back (as the saying is) in her own coin.
When, however, the freedom ceases the change back or relapse comes quickly, preceeded only by a spell of warning silence.
But Ulysses would not be pacified until Circe had taken a solemn oath to change back his companions, and as many others as he should direct, from their present forms of beast or bird into their former shapes of men.
The public prosecution had referred the defendant to the misdemeanours court for sharing a video on Snapchat that shows him paying Dh400 in coins to the attendant and telling him to give the change back. He had confessed to the charges during the prosecution investigation, after which he was charged with infringement of privacy.
Instead, I've been shedding sweaters and donning shorts, only to change back into a tracksuit when the frost gets a grip.
Something's changing and it'll change back again," he said.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's man-made and suggests that the climate will "change back again."
Locals believed that the cat was actually a human who was 'unable to change back during a ritual".
Protests followed, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as from private citizens, and on April 4, a change back to 'Taiwan' was finally noticed.