Definitions for back away
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retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
"We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
To move in a direction opposite where one is facing, keeping some (or most) of your attention on the thing in front being avoided.
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Courage is an everyday thing. When we look reality squarely in the eye and refuse to back away from our awareness, we are living courage.
To not have that, we're just tying one hand behind our back, as far as I'm concerned, the competition is not going to back away from that kind of financing.
To not have that, we’re just tying one hand behind our back, as far as I'm concerned, the competition is not going to back away from that kind of financing.
Not only did investors back away from domestic issues, but emerging-markets investors also read the tea leaves on higher interest rates, and they pulled money out.
Venezuela has successfully played the history of U.S. imperialism and U.S. heavy-handedness cards, in a way that has made people want to back away from public criticism.
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