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back and forth

C2 moving first in one direction and then in the opposite one: She swayed gently back and forth to the music.
(Definition of back and forth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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back and forth

moving first in one direction and then in the opposite one
(Definition of back and forth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “back and forth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 来回地,来来去去…
in Chinese (Traditional) 來回地,來來回回…
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