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back away

1 (v + adv) move back INTRANSITIVEdruid siar PhrV  c m ucúlaigh verb  c m ushe tried to help him, but he backed away from her d'fhéach sí le cuidiú leis, ach dhruid sé siar uaithi 2 (v + adv) distance yourself from (position, situation) INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uhe never backed away from a debate níor tharraing sé siar ó dhíospóireacht riamh → see back