收回说错的话 take sth. back
take sth. back “收回说错的话”，指承认说的话是错误的，或者不应该说这些话
英语解释为to admit you were wrong to say something。
I've said a lot of things I wish I could take back but I can't.
I take it back. She is perfect. But I guess that's the real circle of life.
take sth. back还表示“退回（不合适的货物、衣服等）”
Fine, I'll take them back.
The dress doesn't fit, I'll take it back.
(1) take sb. back “使某人回想起，使某人回忆起”
英语解释为to make you remember a time in the past。
(2) take sb. back to sth. “使某人回想起……”
I think maybe being on a college campus took me back.
That takes me back to the delivery room.
收回前言 eat one's words
(1) eat one's words “承认自己说错了话，收回前言”
英语解释为to admit that what you said was wrong。
(2) 注意：eat one's words不是“食言”的意思！
Well, I had to eat my words.
She did well on her exams, and made him eat his words.
(1) keep a promise “信守诺言”
(2) break a promise “食言”
He said he wouldn't tell anyone, and he kept his promise.
She said he would come back. But he broke his promise.