back out Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “back out” - Learner’s Dictionary

back out

phrasal verb with back
/bæk/ verb
B2 to decide not to do something you had planned or agreed to do: Nigel backed out at the last minute, so we had a spare ticket.Stop having or doing something
Translations of “back out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 食言…
in Russian передумать…
in Turkish vazgeçmek, caymak, planlanan veya üzerinde anlaşılan bir şeyi yapmaktan vazgeçmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食言…
in Polish wycofać się…
(Definition of back out from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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