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back away Explained

back away at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

back away
v : make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
"We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He
backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive
investment company pulled in its horns" [syn: {retreat},
{pull back}, {back out}, {crawfish}, {crawfish out}, {pull
in one's horns}, {withdraw}]

back away at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: head » en|verb|phrasal verb|head=to back away
  • Inter: intransitiv » e To move in a direction opposite where one is facing, keeping some (or most) of your attention on the thing in front being avoided.


    * retreat


    Inter: trans-top » to retreat keeping the attention on front
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|recular
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|perääntyä, Inter: t+ » fi|peruuttaa

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (away) -
    Category: Category:English verbs -
    Translation: et » back away
    Translation: ko » back away
    Translation: my » back away
    Translation: pl » back away
    Translation: th » back away