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When you use it the Pokemon does not return to you.
Why is it called return?

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In Japanese games, the name roughly translates to Return Favor.

After showing the Pokemon all this love, it returns the favor with it's power. English attacks and Japanese attacks are always a little different names, this being an example.
According to Google Translate:

Ongaeshi = Repayment

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