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take backTo retract an earlier statement.Rate it:

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hold overSomething left from an earlier time.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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backpedalTo distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.Rate it:

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bring forwardTo make something happen earlier than originally planned.Rate it:

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in the first placeTo begin with; earlier; first; at the start.Rate it:

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put backTo change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.Rate it:

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put the clock backTo change the time in a time zone to an earlier time.Rate it:

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steal a march onTo get ahead of someone or something by starting earlier.Rate it:

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suffering housemaid's kneeQuaint expression of earlier days relative to female servants performing chores of scrubbing floor on hands and knees.Rate it:

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turn backNo turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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