Translation: from english

tail back

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  • tail back — ˌtail ˈback [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they tail back he/she/it tails back present participle tailing back past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail|back — «TAYL BAK», noun. Football. the offensive halfback in the single wing formation whose position is farthest back from the line of scrimmage …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail back — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms tail back : present tense I/you/we/they tail back he/she/it tails back present participle tailing back past tense tailed back past participle tailed back to form a long line of traffic that is not moving …   English dictionary

  • tail·back — /ˈteılˌbæk/ noun, pl backs [count] 1 American football : a player on offense who runs with the ball and blocks : ↑halfback 2 Brit : a situation in which the flow of traffic is blocked and a long line of vehicles forms a traffic tailback [=(US) …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail back — PHRASAL VERB When traffic tails back, a long line of it forms along a road, and moves very slowly or not at all, for example because of road works or an accident. [BRIT] → See also tailback [V P] Southbound traffic tailed back for twenty miles on …   English dictionary

  • tail back — Brit. (of traffic) become congested and form a tailback. → tail …   English new terms dictionary

  • tail — ► NOUN 1) the hindmost part of an animal, especially when extended beyond the rest of the body. 2) something extending downwards, outwards, or back like an animal s tail. 3) the rear part of an aircraft, with the tailplane and rudder. 4) the… …   English terms dictionary

  • tail — tail1 W3S2 [teıl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(aircraft)¦ 3¦(shirt)¦ 4¦(back part)¦ 5 tails 6 the tail end of something 7 be on somebody s tail 8¦(follow)¦ 9 turn tail …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tail — 1 /teIl/ noun 1 ANIMAL (C) the movable part at the back of an animal s body: The dog wagged its tail. | a fish s tail 2 AIRCRAFT (C) the back part of an aircraft 3 SHIRT (C) the bottom part of your shirt at the back, that you put inside your… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tail — I UK [teɪl] / US noun Word forms tail : singular tail plural tails ** 1) [countable] a part at the back of an animal s body that can move The animal sprays liquid from a gland under its tail. the bright tail feathers of a peacock 2) a)… …   English dictionary

  • tail — [[t]te͟ɪl[/t]] ♦♦♦ tails, tailing, tailed 1) N COUNT The tail of an animal, bird, or fish is the part extending beyond the end of its body. The cattle were swinging their tails to disperse the flies. ...a black dog with a long tail. Derived words …   English dictionary

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