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A Crick In One's Back »
(a soreness or pain felt in the person's back...)


Back And Forth »
(moving in one direction then turning and moving in the opposite direction...)


Back Down From »
(decide to not fight...)


Back East »
(said by a person from the East when talking about the East...)


Back In Circulation »
(one is seen again after being gone for a long time...)


Back Me Up »
(help me; give me your support...)


Back Off »
(move back to give more space; not be so agressive...)


Back Order Them »
(order a product and wait for it to arrive before giving to customer...)


Back The Wrong Horse »
(choose to support the one who will not win...)


Back To Back »
(one thing happens immediately after the other thing...)


Back To Square One »
(must start again from the very beginning; must begin again...)


Back To The Drawing Board »
(make new plans and start again from the very beginning...)


Be The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back »
(the last thing that happened after which one said "no more"...)


Behind Your Back »
(it happened without one knowing about it; they kept it a secret...)


Date Back To Sometime »
(comes from that earlier time...)


From Way Back »
(from a long time ago...)


Get Back At Someone »
(get revenge against someone...)


Get Back Into Circulation »
(begin to go out and see others after not having gone out for some time...)


Get Back On One's Feet »
(able to move around after having been unable to walk due to sickness or injury...)


Get Back To Someone »
(communicate with someone at a later time about a question they have...)


Get Off Someone's Back »
(stop bothering that person...)


Go Back To The Drawing Board »
(start over again...)


Laid Back »
(relaxed; calm; at ease...)


Like Water Off A Duck's Back »
(one does not let that thing bother one...)


On Someone's Back »
(bothering that person; demanding things from that person...)


Scratch Someone's Back »
(help that person; do something to help that person...)


Set Someone Back Some Amount Of Money »
(one had to pay that amount of money; it cost that much...)


The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back »
(one last thing that finally made the you upset...)


Think Back On Someone Or Something »
(remember that thing...)


With Your Back Up Against The Wall »
(restrained from acting as you would like...)


You Scratch My Back And I'll Scratch Yours »
(if you help me then I will help you too; let's help each other...)


Beat A Hasty Retreat »
(go back; run away quickly...)


Breaking Even »
(getting back the same amount of money that you spend...)


Do A Double Take »
(look at something, look away, then look back at the thing a second time...)


Extend Someone Credit »
(allow a customer to pay at a future time for goods given now; lend someone money to be paid back later...)


Extending Credit »
(allow a customer to pay at a future time for goods given now; lend someone money to be paid back later...)


In Debt »
(one owes money; one has borrowed money but not yet paid it back...)


In Retrospect »
(looking back on what happened...)


Rub Salt In An Old Wound »
(to intentionally bring back the pain of an past experience...)




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