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English definition of “back and forth”

back and forth

C2 moving first in one direction and then in the opposite one: She swayed gently back and forth to the music .Backwards, sideways and back and forth Grammar:BackBack is an adverb, noun, adjective or verb.Grammar:Back as an adverb[taking a photograph]Grammar:Back as a nounGrammar:Back as an adjectiveGrammar:Back as a verb[talking about a pet dog]
(Definition of back and forth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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