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

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back-of-the-envelopeApproximate, rough, simplified, especially of a calculation, estimation or other reasoning.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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be right backUsed to indicate the speaker will return in a moment. Often abbreviated in online slang as brb.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 backTo win a game having lost a service game, or during a tiebreak, to win a point against the serve having lost a point while serving.Rate it:

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break one's backUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see break,‎ back.Rate it:

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break one's backTo make a supreme effort.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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buy backto purchase something already sold, misplaced, destroyed or given awayRate it:

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call backRequest for a second interview or audition, following a successful initial interview.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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claw backTo recover or retake, with great effort, something that was lost.Rate it:

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could be written on the back of a postage stampIs very small or limited.Rate it:

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could fit on the back of a postage stampAlternative form of could be written on the back of a postage stampRate it:

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cut backTo reduce the amount of.Rate it:

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cut backTo reduce spending.Rate it:

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cut backTo reduce consumption.Rate it:

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dial backTo reduce; to restrain.Rate it:

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die backto wither, particularly during the winter.Rate it:

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does Dolly Parton sleep on her backSynonym of is the Pope CatholicRate 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 back onTo turn to as a substitute.Rate it:

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

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fight backto defend oneself by fighting.Rate it:

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fight backto counterattack; to resist an attack.Rate it:

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fight backto repress; to struggle to repress.Rate it:

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fight backto overturn a losing deficit.Rate it:

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flash backTo recall or remember something; to experience a flashback.Rate it:

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gentleman of the back doorA sodomite.Rate it:

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get backReturn to where one came from.Rate it:

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get backTo retrieve, to have an item returned.Rate it:

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get backTo do something to hurt or harm someone who has hurt or harmed you.Rate it:

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get back atTo retaliate; to take revenge.Rate it:

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get back on the horse that bucked oneto return to something that previously caused harm.Rate it:

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get back on the horse that bucked youto return to something that previously caused harm.Rate it:

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get back toReturn toRate it:

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get back toTo return contact withRate it:

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get one's back upTo become angry, defensive, or irritable.Rate it:

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get someone's back upTo annoy a person either deliberately or inadvertently.Rate it:

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give backTo return, restore (a thing to its original owner or location etc.).Rate it:

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