Phrasal Verb: Pull back

Pull back

Meaning: Score a goal or point when losing

Example: They were two-nil down until five minutes before the end, when they PULLED BACK a goal.

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Pull back

Meaning: Move away from a place, especially when talking about soldiers

Example: They have PULLED the troops BACK from the front line.

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Pull back

Meaning: Move away from someone

Example: She PULLED BACK when he tried to kiss her.

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Pull back

Meaning: Decide not to do something or not to be involved with it any longer

Example: They PULLED BACK from the deal.

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