- v. idiomatic To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
“He sat back down behind his desk, a beautiful, centuries-old antique made of rich, burgundy-colored Arcturian wood.”
“But from his spot behind the green, after setting his feet and sizing up the play, he drilled another one, andI couldnt help myselfI stuck out my foot in a clumsy imitation of the famous goaltender of the Soviet-army hockey team, Vladislav Tretiak, and stopped the ball from going all the way back down the hill.”
““Well, pull up some floor,” she said as she went back down to get her PADD.”
“I heard his voice in my ear, but my eyes followed Cath Kennedy as she strode across the roof, empty beer bottles gathered in her hands, and made her way back down the stairs to the apartment, Ben There following somberly behind, his arm perched lazily and worryingly on her shoulder.”
“Freser barked his approval at this state of affairs, and finally got back down on all fours.”
“Blue-black smoke rolled from the doorway, floated to the roof of the porch and curled back down into our faces.”
“Its dense, ponderous bulk slammed back down onto the biobeds.”
“It was the first year of his business, and prime season, too, and he had a hundred phone calls to answer, and so, after nine holes, we shook hands, he drove back down the mountain, and I had a ruinous, shank-infested backside that did nothing to improve my opinion of the place.”
“After lying there, postcoitally, for about twenty minutes, I felt inspired and went back down on her.”
“A solid nights sleep in a small ski hotel roofed with three-inch-thick slabs of granite, and the next day we made the curving ride back down to the highway.”
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