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what does back-off mean? #1 (permalink) Tue Jun 05, 2007 16:12 pm   what does back-off mean?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #165 "Phrasal Verbs (A to B)", question 5

Norman is really aggressive and sometimes he should know when to ..........

(a) back up
(b) back off
(c) back over

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #165 "Phrasal Verbs (A to B)", answer 5

Norman is really aggressive and sometimes he should know when to back off.

Correct answer: (b) back off

Your answer was: correct
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what does back-off mean? #2 (permalink) Tue Jun 05, 2007 19:05 pm   what does back-off mean?
 

To back off is to stop doing something, in informal English.
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