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backslide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbackslideback‧slide /ˌbækˈslaɪd $ ˈbækslaɪd/ verb (past tense and past participle backslid /-slɪd/) [intransitive]  BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSto start doing the bad things that you used to do, after having improved your behaviourbackslider noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
backslideMany of the patients backslide into drug and alcohol abuse.It would have looked, moreover, as though the Government were backsliding, so a swift change of tack was ordained.
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Verb table
backslide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybackslide
he, she, itbackslides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybackslided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave backslided
he, she, ithas backslided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad backslided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill backslide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have backslided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam backsliding
he, she, itis backsliding
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you, we, theyare backsliding
Past
I, he, she, itwas backsliding
you, we, theywere backsliding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been backsliding
he, she, ithas been backsliding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been backsliding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be backsliding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been backsliding
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