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The Washington Nationals are no strangers to long-shot comeback bids.
Now, thanks to Covid-19, the custom appears poised to make at least a modest comeback, according to three transportation companies that spoke to Quartz.
It’s not often that a 19th century old technology makes a comeback.
Free throws, which had been steadily dropping in the 3-point era, made a comeback.
Colleges and universities have constantly shifted their comeback plans, but at this point about 25 percent plan to be mostly online, 21 percent primarily in person, 15 percent taking a hybrid approach … and 27 percent TBD.
The Comeback was, without question, one of the year's best and funniest comedies.
We might have thought The Comeback was about a desperate actress's shameless struggle for fame.
If laughter is the best medicine, The Comeback made you feel enough pain to need a dose—and then it delivered in spades.
When you think about all of that, the success of this Comeback run is all the more impressive.
It's been nine years that fans of The Comeback have been clamoring for HBO to "give her another take."
Now, with every chance for a comeback, Nan wanted me to pass!The Scapegoat|Richard Maples
Fergus made an extremely poor showing on Memorial Day, and the manager thinks this odd bull would provide a real comeback!Thy Rocks and Rills|Robert Ernest Gilbert
The only American comeback to this growing prejudice is to build factories or assembling plants within the British Isles.The War After the War|Isaac Frederick Marcosson
Old Jim Lough is cautious and reliable, but he's set the date of the comeback too far off.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
I gawps curious over at J. Bayard to see what comeback he has to this dose of mush, and finds him starin' foolish at her.Shorty McCabe on the Job|Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for comeback
verb come back (intr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with comeback
Return to or regain past success or popularity, as in It's hard to come back from two sets down and win the match, or Long hemlines are coming back this fall. [Early 1900s]
Return to one's mind, as in Her name came back to me after I saw her picture. [Late 1800s]
Retort or reply; also, retaliate. For example, No matter how many insults he flings, I can always come back with another. [Late 1800s]