English version

back out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishback out phrasal verbPROMISEto decide not to do something that you had promised to do πŸ”Š It’s too late to back out now. πŸ”Š After you’ve signed the contract, it will be impossible to back out. of πŸ”Š The government is trying to back out of its commitment to reduce pollution. β†’ backβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
back ofβ€’ Fitzsimmons said the Pistons backed out of both deals.β€’ First, by minimizing conversion capital costs while backing out of expensive oil we conserve both capital and consumer resources.β€’ By simply backing out of public provision, governments turn services over to the private market.β€’ The king of Sicily backed out of the arrangement.β€’ I backed out of the bathroom and closed the door.β€’ The airline backed out of the deal.β€’ Moscow had backed out of the deal.β€’ I almost backed out of the race yesterday.β€’ Tony got up and backed out of the room.
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Verb table
back
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyback
he, she, itbacks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybacked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave backed
he, she, ithas backed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad backed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill back
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have backed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam backing
he, she, itis backing
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you, we, theyare backing
Past
I, he, she, itwas backing
you, we, theywere backing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been backing
he, she, ithas been backing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been backing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be backing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been backing
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