Text back – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To text back somebody (or text somebody back) is to send a text message in reply to someone who has sent you a text message.

Examples of use:

1. I sent Eleanor a message about the party, but she hasn’t texted back yet.

2. Text back please.

3. She sends him twenty texts a day but he never texts back.

text back
present simple
text back and texts back
-ing form
texting back
past simple
texted back
past participle
texted back

Can you write a sentence with the phrasal verb ‘text back‘?

Do you use the phrasal verb ‘text back‘ when you send text messages?

Some people believe that texting and using social networks such as Twitter and Facebook is responsible for many students’ poor English grammar and writing skills.

What do you think?

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