draw back

[ draw-bak ]SEE DEFINITION OF draw back

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DRAW BACK

Yet now that we must meet this thing, you draw back, and would tie my hands as well.

He might make mistakes, but he would not doubt and hesitate and draw back.

Was there anything in you that began to draw back from anything in him?

I am no lover of sentimental trips on the sea; but this was not the time to draw back.

So binding do I count them, that, if I would, I could not now draw back.

The traveller seemed to draw back into his shell at the mention of gold.

Thousands of Arabs will fight there, and I shall not draw back.

But it was too late to draw back; too late even to refuse to help him.

The current was gripping us angrily now; there was no chance to draw back.

This was inconvenient; and his mother made him draw back his stool a good way.

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