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go back onTo fail to keep; to renege on; as, to go back on one's promises.Rate it:

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put backTo postpone an arranged event or appointment.Rate it:

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run backTo take someone home by car. Give someone a lift to their house.Rate it:

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answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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on the back footIn a defensive posture; off-balance.Rate it:

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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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sit backTo relax, to not exert oneself.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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back at youUsed to return a greeting.Rate it:

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back burnerA section of a stove used to keep some pots warm while one focuses on others.Rate it:

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back burnerA state of low urgency; a state of low current importance.Rate it:

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back fortyThe most remote or inaccessible part of any place.Rate it:

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back gammon playerA sodomite.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back inA betting term from French hazardRate it:

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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.Rate it:

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back in the saddleA return to work, return to military detachment, return to usual lifestyle.Rate it:

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back intoTo back up or walk backwards and hit something.Rate it:

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back of one's handA display of disrespect or scorn.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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back ontoTo overlook something from the rear.Rate it:

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back to our muttonsTo get back to the business at hand.Rate it:

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back to square oneLocated back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure.Rate it:

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back to the drawing boardBack to the beginning following an unsuccessful attempt.Rate it:

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back upTo move a vehicle backwards.Rate it:

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back wallUsed other than as an idiom: see back, wall.Rate it:

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back wallThe wall at the back of a racquetball or squash court, directly opposite the front wall.Rate it:

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back waterA very remote, rural area.Rate it:

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back-asswardAlternative form of bass-ackwards.Rate it:

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back-asswardsAlternative form of bass-ackwards.Rate it:

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back-burnerHaving low urgency; not currently important.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-of-the-envelopeApproximate, rough, simplified.Rate it:

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be glad to see the back ofTo be glad to get rid of someone; to be glad someone has left.Rate it:

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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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break the back ofTo achieve the greater part of some project.Rate it:

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break your backDefinitionto work extremely hardRate it:

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bring backTo cause someone to remember something from the past.Rate it:

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bring backTo reenact an old rule or law.Rate it:

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chase backto chase back those sales lost in previous monthsRate it:

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Chinaman on one's backA drug addiction.Rate it:

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Chinaman on one's backWithdrawal symptoms.Rate it:

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double backTo retrace one's steps; to go back where one has already gone.Rate it:

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draw backTo move backwards.Rate it:

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fall off the back of a lorryOf an item of merchandise, to come into a perons's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:

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