set back

[ set-bak ]SEE DEFINITION OF set back

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SET BACK

The Old Ladies' Home, much to the sorrow of its inmates, "set back from the road."

The historical evolution could not be hastened, although it was often set back.

You buy Wellmouth Development at that price and then set back and hang on.

So I was set back again with my canvas flappin', as you might say.

You just set back and pretend you don't want to sell at all.

When a sack was full it was tied up and set back out of the way.

To pass this one is to set back the hands on the dial of reform.

Some planets have been set back, and even destroyed as a result of drone activity.

The Big House set back from the big road about a quarter of a mile.

His eyes were melancholy, and were set back deep under his brow.

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