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  1. Backfired

    "Backfired" is the debut solo single from American singer and Blondie vocalist Debbie Harry. Released in 1981, it was taken from her debut solo studio album, KooKoo.

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  1. Backfired

    Backfired is the debut solo single from the American singer-songwriter and Blondie vocalist Debbie Harry. Released in 1981, it was taken from her Gold-selling debut solo album KooKoo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backfired in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backfired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of backfired in a Sentence

  1. Dan Ives:

    Last week's email set off nervousness with investors around demand for no reason and put pressure on the stock, you can see why Musk is not waking up a good mood before he sent that email. That said, he probably he should have had coffee before he sent it. It clearly backfired.

  2. Joe McMahon:

    The narrative would've been dictated and controlled, really, by members of the Chicago Police Department, their attempts to really control the narrative of what Jason Van Dyke did and how it was so different from what he actually did -- I think that backfired.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    This is not going to end well, republicans have demonstrated, if they’ve demonstrated anything, Republicans in the Congress have shown that they have no ability to conduct successful investigations under this administration. Everything they've touched has failed or backfired.

  4. The New York Times:

    Mrs. Clinton’s inner circle was mindful of both her guardedness and her expectation of loyalty once her mind is made up…But Mrs. Clinton’s penchant for privacy backfired.

  5. Athol Trollip:

    The ANC's racially charged campaign strategy has backfired spectacularly.

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