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    back warrants


    "You want me to back warrants for search and seizure on five banks, without telling me what we're after?"

    Is the back in the sentence a verb? I've never seen back used as a verb before...

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    Re: back warrants

    Yes — 'back' is a verb here, meaning 'support/agree to/sanction warrants'.

    Click here to read eight different usages of 'back' as a verb.

    Last edited by Rover_KE; 08-Apr-2014 at 00:01.

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