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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  05/JUL/2007 3:31 PM
Assunto:  back down
 
Mensagem: 

to back down = to change one's position, opinion, stand, etc.

 

The boss threatened to fire me.  When I told him to fire me, that I had a job offer from our competitor, he backed down and gave me a raise.

 

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
back down  –  Uriel RS  05/JUL/2007, 2:42 PM
 back down  –  Dale/CR  05/JUL/2007, 3:31 PM
back up  –  Dale/CR  05/JUL/2007, 8:14 PM
back down  –  Adriana Duarte  05/JUL/2007, 4:54 PM
back down = backpedal?  –  Márcio Farias  05/JUL/2007, 8:07 PM

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