Translation: from english

back on to something

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  • back out of something — back out (of (something)) to refuse to do something agreed to earlier. I said I d help, and I can t back out now …   New idioms dictionary

  • back away from something — back away (from (something)) to stop supporting something. Congress backed away from the plan to cut taxes …   New idioms dictionary

  • back down (on something) — ˌback ˈdown (on/from sth) derived (NAmE also ˌback ˈoff) to take back a demand, an opinion, etc. that other people are strongly opposed to; to admit defeat • She refused to back down on a point of principle. Main entry: ↑backderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • back down (from something) — ˌback ˈdown (on/from sth) derived (NAmE also ˌback ˈoff) to take back a demand, an opinion, etc. that other people are strongly opposed to; to admit defeat • She refused to back down on a point of principle. Main entry: ↑backderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • back away (from something) — ˌback aˈway (from sb/sth) derived to move away backwards from sb/sth that is frightening or unpleasant; to avoid doing sth that is unpleasant Main entry: ↑backderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • back off from something — ˌback ˈoff (from sth) derived to choose not to take action, in order to avoid a difficult situation • The government backed off from a confrontation. Main entry: ↑backderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • back out (of something) — ˌback ˈout (of sth) derived to decide that you are no longer going to take part in sth that has been agreed • He lost confidence and backed out of the deal at the last minute. Main entry: ↑backderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold back from doing something — hold back (from (doing something)) to avoid doing something. Unable to hold back, we screamed with laughter. We were worried about viewers reactions, so we held back from broadcasting the show …   New idioms dictionary

  • sit back and do something — sit back and (do something) to take no action and allow something to happen. You can t just sit back and let them close down the library. Americans shouldn t just sit back and allow this technology to run their lives …   New idioms dictionary

  • sick to the back teeth of something — sick and tired of something/sick to death of something/sick to the back teeth of something/mainly spoken phrase very unhappy about something Basically, she’s sick to death of his behaviour. I am sick and tired of listening to your complaints.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold somebody back from doing something — ˌhold ˈback (from doing sth) | ˌhold sb ˈback (from doing sth) derived to hesitate or to make sb hesitate to act or speak • She held back, not knowing how to break the terrible news. • I wanted to tell him the truth, but something held me back.… …   Useful english dictionary

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