have back

have back
have back [phrasal verb]
1 have (something) back : to receive (something that is returned to you)

If I lend you this book, can I have it back by next Tuesday?

How I wish I could have my youth back (again)!

2 have (someone) back
2 a : to be with (someone who has returned) again

Welcome home! It's great to have you back (with us again)!

We'd love to have you back for another visit.

He longs to have her back in his life.

The doctor said he'd like to have me back for more tests next week.

2 b : to allow (someone) to return

He wants to return to his wife, but she won't have him back.

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