PHRASAL VERBS By, Back 5

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Kaz said, the noise "startled" me. ----------------------- to startle.
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sobresaltar, asustar, alarmar. to surprise or frighten (someone) suddenly and usually not seriously.

Pedro Ramirez said, the explosion "startled" me. ----------------------- to startle.
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sobresaltar, asustar, alarmar. to surprise or frighten (someone) suddenly and usually not seriously.

Julian "drew back", startled and frightened. ---------------------- draw back.
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Retroceder, moverse de, retirarse de. to move away from someone or something, usually because you are surprised or afraid.

Little Damian "drew back" from the window when he saw the car arriving. ---------------------- draw back.
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Retroceder, moverse de, retirarse de. to move away from someone or something, usually because you are surprised or afraid.

After the coach Ricardo La Volpe's contract expired, he "knocked back" his team’s offer to extend it. After thanking them, he quit and moved to a new club. ---------------------- (knock back) something/somebody.
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Rechazar, obstaculizar, poner trabas. to refuse an offer that someone has made. (Australian) (see also: turn down).

Manual Medrano "knocked back" my offer of $2,000 for his car. ---------------------- (knock back) something/somebody.
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Rechazar, obstaculizar, poner trabas. to refuse an offer that someone has made. (Australian) (see also: turn down).

The unexpected obstacle "knocked Mike Pence back" and he was not able to finish the race on time. ---------------------- (knock back) something/somebody.
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Rechazar, obstaculizar, poner trabas. to refuse an offer that someone has made. (Australian) (see also: turn down).

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez headed over there to the bar, "knocked back" a few drinks, and listened to the band play. ---------------------- knock back.
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Tomar, beber alchol. to quickly drink a lot of alcohol. (See also: knock down).

Alejandra Guzman was "knocking back" the champagne at Marty's last night. ---------------------- knock back.
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Tomar, beber alchol. to quickly drink a lot of alcohol. (See also: knock down).

A boy insulted my son said Essy, and my son told him he’d beat him up if he didn’t "take it back". The boy took back what he’d said and apologized. ---------------------- take something back.
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Retractarse de. to retract, to admit that something you said to or about someone was wrong.

Donal said, I didn’t mean what I said – I "take it back". ---------------------- TAKE something BACK.
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Retractarse de. to retract, to admit that something you said to or about someone was wrong.

Fernando said, my son gets into trouble for speaking impolitely to his teachers. They say he "talks back" to them when they ask him to do something. ---------------------- talk back.
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Resongar, contestar groseramente. if someone, especially a child, talks back, they reply rudely to someone they should be polite to. (see also: answer back).

Quito knew better that is not good to "talk back" to his father. ---------------------- talk back.
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Resongar, contestar groseramente. if someone, especially a child, talks back, they reply rudely to someone they should be polite to. (see also: answer back).

Rose the therapist said, people who gamble often think they can "win back" money they’ve lost by gambling some more, but it doesn’t usually work that way. ---------------------- (win back) something/somebody.
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Recuperar, recobrar, recuperar lo perdido. to recover or get back something that you have lost. (see also: get back).

Cholo Simeone said, we hope to "win back" the trophy we lost last year. ---------------------- (win back) something/somebody.
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Recuperar, recobrar, recuperar lo perdido. to recover or get back something that you have lost. (see also: get back).

Jane Sullivan said, the production delay means, we’ve had to "put the release date back", a month, so now it’ll be in July, instead of June. ---------------------- put something back.
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Postergar, posponer. to change the date or time of an event so that it happens later time than planned. (see also: put off (for).

Obama said that meeting has had to be "put back" till December 8th. ---------------------- put something back.
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Postergar, posponer. to change the date or time of an event so that it happens later time than planned. (see also: put off (for).

After a hard day’s work, Dave Truska likes to "kick back" and relax by watching TV or listening to music. ---------------------- kick back.
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Relajarse. to relax. (see also: chill out).

Efrain said, tonight I just want to "kick back" and watch some baseball on TV. ---------------------- kick back.
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Relajarse. to relax. (see also: chill out).

Kaz said that her teacher "handed the test papers back" to the students after she had graded them. ---------------------- (hand back) something.
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Devolver. to give something that you are holding back to the person who gave it to you. (see also: give back).

No, I've never seen Papioly before', I said, "handing the photograph back". ---------------------- (hand back) something.
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Devolver. to give something that you are holding back to the person who gave it to you. (see also: give back).

Celina drew back, "startled" and frightened. -------------- to startle.
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sobresaltar, asustar, alarmar. to surprise or frighten (someone) suddenly and usually not seriously.


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