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tail back

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phrasal verb with tail uk   us   /teɪl/ verb [T]
If traffic tails back, it forms a long line and moves very slowly or stops: There is traffic tailing back along the motorway for ten miles because of road repairs.
Translations of “tail back”
in Chinese (Traditional) (車輛)排起長龍…
in Russian хвост автомобилей в пробке…
in Turkish kuyruk olma, peşpeşe yığılma, sıra sıra dizilme…
in Chinese (Simplified) (车辆)排起长龙…
in Polish korek…
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