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Back Off

How to Conjugate Back Off

  • Infinitive: Back Off
  • Present Tense: Back Off/ Backs Off
  • -ing Form: Backing Off
  • Past Tense: Backed Off
  • Past Participle: Backed Off
Back Off is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 1 definition.

Definitions of Back Off:

1. When you leave an emotional situation, or to allow someone to handle something alone.

Examples: The relationship was moving too fast, so Tyler backed off.
The CEO had showed the manager how to do the project, and then backed off so he could finish it on his own.

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