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draw back

phrasal verb with draw uk   /drɔː/  us   /drɑː/ verb (drew, drawn)
to ​move away from someone or something, usually because you are ​surprised or ​frightened: She ​leanedforward to ​touch the ​dog but ​quicklydrew back when she ​sawitsteeth.
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