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English definition of “back”


noun [C] (BODY PART)    /bæk/
A2 the part of your body that is opposite to the front , from your shoulders to your bottom : I've got a bad back. Sleeping on a bed that is too soft can be bad for your back. He lay on his back, staring at the ceiling . I turned my back (= turned round so that I could not see ) while she dressed . She put her back out (= caused a serious injury to her back) lifting a box .The human torso Grammar:BackBack is an adverb, noun, adjective or verb.Grammar:Back as an adverb[taking a photograph]Grammar:Back as a nounGrammar:Back as an adjectiveGrammar:Back as a verb[talking about a pet dog]
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