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backpedal in Bicycles, carts, horses topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbackpedalback‧ped‧al /ˌbækˈpedl $ ˈbækˌpedl/ verb (backpedalled, backpedalling British English, backpedaled, backpedaling American English) [intransitive]  1 CHANGE YOUR MINDto change your opinion or not do something that you had promised to dobacktrack They are backpedalling on the commitment to cut taxes.2 TTBto pedal backwards on a bicycle3 to run or walk backwards→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
backpedalThe country's government is backpedaling on some of the reforms.