PHRASAL VERBS By, Back 1

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Fernando said, my son Nandito got into trouble at school for being impolite by "answering back" to his teacher. ---------------------- (answer back) to somebody.
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Resongar, contestar groseramente. to reply rudely to someone who has more authority than you. (see also: talk back).

Hey Gabrielito, don’t you dare "answer me back"!. ---------------------- (answer back) to somebody.
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Resongar, contestar groseramente. to reply rudely to someone who has more authority than you. (see also: talk back).

The book I ordered arrived in the mail, but it wasn’t in good condition so I "sent it back" and now I’m waiting for the replacement. ---------------------- send something back
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Regresar. to return something to the company you bought it from because it is unsuitable or damaged.

The trousers were the wrong size, so I "sent them straight back". ---------------------- send something back
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Regresar. to return something to the company you bought it from because it is unsuitable or damaged.

Airline tickets will "set Lupe back" about two thousand dollars, or about fifteen hundred if she's flying on a budget airline. ---------------------- (set something/somebody back) something.
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Costar. to cost someone a particular amount of money, usually a large amount of money.

Jose Romo said, this repair work from my truck is likely to "set me back" more than $500. ---------------------- (set something/somebody back) something.
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Costar. to cost someone a particular amount of money, usually a large amount of money.

The dentist assistent said, we can "set the appointment back" a few days if you can't make it tomorrow. ---------------------- set back.
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Retrasar, posponer. to delay the progress of something/somebody by a particular time.

SET BACK ------- Chicago's mayor said, the bad weather "set back" the building programme by several weeks. -------------- SET BACK.
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Retrasar, posponer. to delay the progress of something/somebody by a particular time.

Obama said, hey Donal, you can’t just "sit back" and wait for other people to solve the problem of global warming. We all have to do whatever we can to help. ---------------------- sit back.
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Sentarse y relajarse, recostarse, inclinarse, reclinarse. to to relax in a chair and wait for something to happen without making any effort to do anything yourself. (see also: sit around).

Hey Edith, you can't just "sit back" and wait for job offers to come to you. ---------------------- sit back.
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Sentarse y relajarse, recostarse, inclinarse, reclinarse. to to relax in a chair and wait for something to happen without making any effort to do anything yourself. (see also: sit around).

You just "sit back" and let me do the cooking. ---------------------- sit back.
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Sentarse y relajarse, recostarse, inclinarse, reclinarse. to to relax in a chair and wait for something to happen without making any effort to do anything yourself. (see also: sit around).

The governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner said that some companies are "hanging back" to see how much demand there actually is going to be for these phones. ---------------------- hang back.
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Quedarse inseguro, sin moverse, Titubear al hacer algo, Estar inseguro. No moverse. to be unwilling to do something.

Donal was "hanging back" from signing the agreement. ---------------------- hang back.
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Quedarse inseguro, sin moverse, Titubear al hacer algo, Estar inseguro. No moverse. to be unwilling to do something.

I was sure Veronica Ruiz knew the answer but for some reason she "hung back". ---------------------- hang back.
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Quedarse sin inseguro, sin moverse, Titubear al hacer algo, Estar inseguro. No moverse. to be unwilling to do something.

As the damaged plane landed in Chicago, emergency workers "stood by" in case it crashed or caught fire. ---------------------- stand by.
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estar preparado. to wait and be ready to do something or to help.

In Washington DC police were "standing by", ready to step in if the protest became violent. ---------------------- stand by.
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estar preparado. to wait and be ready to do something or to help.

The owners of Waltmart store are "standing by" their agreement to lower prices. ---------------------- (stand by) something.
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Mantenerse firme. to continue to have a particular belief or opinion, even though other people have doubts about it or disagree with you.

Donal said, I "stand by" what I said earlier: patients need to be told about the risks associated with the drug. ---------------------- (stand by) something.
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Mantenerse firme. to continue to have a particular belief or opinion, even though other people have doubts about it or disagree with you.

Melany has vowed to "stand by" her husband who has just been jailed for assault. ---------------------- (stand by) somebody.
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Apoyar a. to continue to support or help someone when they are in a difficult situation.

Evaristo promised to "stand by" her if she decided to have the baby. ---------------------- (stand by) somebody.
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Apoyar a. to continue to support or help someone when they are in a difficult situation.

Hilary’s a very loyal friend. If you have a problem, she’ll "stick by" you and help you out as much as she can. ---------------------- (stick by) somebody.
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Estar con, apoyar a. to continue to support someone when they are having problems. (see also: back (sb) up).

Luis Gutierrez said, I'll "stick by" you guys whatever happens. ---------------------- (stick by) somebody.
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Estar con, apoyar a. to continue to support someone when they are having problems. (see also: back (sb) up).

A new suit for your wedding Erick will "set you back" at least $200. ---------------------------- (SET something/somebody BACK) something.
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Costar. to cost someone a particular amount of money, usually a large amount of money.


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