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drop back

1 (v + adv) be unable to keep up INTRANSITIVEtit siar  c m utit chun deiridhhe tired and dropped back tháinig tuirse air agus thit sé siar 2 (v + adv) deliberately fall behind INTRANSITIVEfan siar  c m utit siar  c m uthe driver carefully dropped back d'fhan an tiománaí siar go cúramach, thit an tiománaí siar go cúramach 3 (v + adv) (US) SPOR (in American football) move back from scrimmage INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m u → see drop