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 ?
Slowly she swung from her course, circling back toward us in an erratic and pitiful manner.
As it approached them, a great promontory might have been seen from its deck, stretching out into what had once been a mighty ocean, and circling back once more to enclose the forgotten harbour of a forgotten city, which still stretched back from its deserted quays, an imposing pile of wondrous architecture of a long-dead past.
Then they reappeared again, but this time far to the right and circling back in my general direction.
The man was captured on the shelters numerous video cameras smoking a cigarette and looking at a number of dogs before circling back to a female American Staffordshire Terrier that apparently caught his eye.
Fancy Free was the start of a creative partnership, and contentious friendship, that would last their entire lives and produce masterpieces like West Side Story before finally circling back, in 1974, to Ansky's tale.
The new orbit will now take the car through the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter before circling back toward the Earth's orbit.
"We also saw this technology use being associated with more fatigue in the morning, which circling back, is another risk factor for higher BMIs.
Engagingly written by Cary Fagan and charmingly illustrated by Madeline Kloepper, "Little Blue Chair" is an ideal read-aloud picture book that follows the adventures of a little chair, beginning as the seat of a small child who loves books and circling back to that child's child many years (and bottoms) later.
Sections 3-4 cover target organ toxicity and other systemic effects, with sections 5-6 addressing damage to the natural environment and then circling back to discuss toxin pharmacology and metabolism.
Sting, like most people who do this, wasn't going back to live in the past; he was circling back and coming forward.
Although the distance between Earth to Jupiter is between 4.2 to 6.2 AU, Juno doesn't travel 'as the crow flies' and instead makes a large loop around the inner solar system, and passes far out beyond the Mars' orbit before circling back again to get a gravity-assist from Earth.
The suspects took off running through the adjoining Delta Oaks shopping center parking lots, eventually circling back to the Wal-Mart parking lot where they were met by police officers responding to the call, Eugene police said.