goes back to and goes back
I think it goes back to 8 generations so far.
I think it goes back 8 generations so far.
The custom of lighting the Olympic flame goes back centuries.
The custom of lighting the Olympic flame goes back to centuries.
What is the diffrerence?
Aug 16, 2018 2:37 PM
Answers · 2
"back" for a time period (back a hundred years)
"back to" for a time or date (back to the 1900s)
August 16, 2018
You would not use "to" in these examples, since you are not referring to a specific time period.
Hope this helps!