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backpedalverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈbækˌped.əl/ /ˌbækˈped-/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)

backpedal verb [I] (BICYCLE)

to move the pedals (= parts you operate with your feet) backwards on a bicycle: Some types of bike have brakes that you operate by backpedalling.

backpedal verb [I] (CHANGE OPINION)

to change an opinion that you had expressed before, or do something different from what you had said you would do: As soon as I said I thought she was wrong, she started backpedalling. He said he'd help, but now he's starting to backpedal (on his promise).
Traducciones de “backpedal”
en chino (tradicionál) 腳踏車,單車,自行車, 倒踏腳踏車腳踏板…
en chino (simplificado) 自行车, 倒踏自行车脚踏板…
(Definition of backpedal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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