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I am learning English, but I am not familiar with idioms. Could somebody explain me in plain English what does it mean "I will need to come back to you on this request."

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    You probably should be in the English Language Learners exchange. – Hot Licks Jan 22 '15 at 17:10
  • In this context, to come/get back to someone is an idiomatic expression that means to contact them again (after you've done something or found some relevant information elsewhere). – FumbleFingers Jan 22 '15 at 17:37
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A simple translation is "I don't have an answer right now and I will let you know as soon as I do have an answer."

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