Circle Back

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Circle Back

Slang; to discuss an issue after it was previously discussed, especially if nothing was decided. For example, if a board of directors tables an agenda item and then discusses it at the next meeting, it could be said to be circling back to the issue.
References in classic literature ?
The tiresome maneuvering had carried them about in circles back and forth across the harbor, but by it Number Thirteen had himself learned something of the proper method of propelling and steering his craft.
Then the route circles back through the gardens behind a gamekeeper's lodge to the starting point.
released their tenth studio album Circles back in November, so you can expect lots of new material with a couple of classics like Youth of The Nation added in to bring you way back.
"It seems that journey circles back into Ford once more.
/ Rather, a person loves / inside of love." The pleasure in this muddled and meandering syntax that circles back in and around itself is painfully thrashed into us with the second quatrain: "A flower stalk jammed / into the narrow neck of a vase / withers with the musty smell of a floor / and the flower is in yesterday's sky." Those bodies colliding in the mind are transformed into flowers jammed, smelly and rotting over time, and then opened out into the sky, like a dream or memory.
Part III circles back around to describe the development of the instruments through the longitudinal Children in Care study, and presents psychometric validation of the scales.
On page 97 of Making the Alphabet Dance, a 26-word ladder is presented in which the last word circles back to join the first one, and each letter of the alphabet is used in a step of the ladder.
Andre is known in basketball circles back home in St James just outside Bridgetown as "the coach's son".
By the end of the book, Roach circles back around to her title and reveals she's a firm supporter of going to Mars - no matter what kind of wacky experiments it's going to take to figure out how the human body can sustain 500 days without gravity.
Each chapter is itself a tantalizing buildup toward an unrealized revelation, and the collective narrative, tied together by minor plot threads and larger thematic concerns, eventually circles back to where it started.
A woman whose four children were killed circles back to the movement's potential for creating equality and eliminating poverty.
I am inspired by how the entire flock circles back to include the one bird that has gone astray, instead of heading out and leaving it behind.