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back away

phrasal verb with back uk   /bæk/ us   /bæk/ verb
to move backwards away from something or someone, usually because you are frightened: She saw that he had a gun and backed away.
to show that you do not support a plan or idea any longer and do not want to be involved with it: The government has backed away from plans to increase taxes.
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Translations of “back away”
in Chinese (Simplified) 后退, 退缩, 不再支持…
in Turkish uzak durmak, bulaşmamak, karışmadığını…
in Russian отступаться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 退後, 退縮, 不再支持…
in Polish wycofać się…
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