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English-Indonesian dictionary. 2013.

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  • sleek something back — sleek something down/back/etc phrase to make something such as hair smooth and shiny She sleeked back her hair with some styling gel. Thesaurus: hairdressers and hairdressinghyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn something back — ˌturn ˈback | ˌturn sb/sthˈback derived to return the way you have come; to make sb/sth do this • The weather became so bad that they had to turn back. • (figurative) We said we would do it there can be no turning back …   Useful english dictionary

  • force something back — ˌforce sthˈback derived to make yourself hide an emotion • She swallowed hard and forced back her tears. Main entry: ↑forcederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • push something back — ˌpush sth ˈback derived to make the time or date of a meeting, etc. later than originally planned • The start of the game was pushed back from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Main entry: ↑pushderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold someone/something back — prevent or restrict the advance, progress, or development of someone or something Jane struggled to hold back her laughter ■ hold something back refuse or be unwilling to make something known you re not holding anything back from me, are you? …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw (something) back in (someone's) face — to refuse to accept someone s advice or help in an angry or unpleasant way. Each time I make a suggestion she just throws it back in my face and says I don t understand …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a rod for your own back — If you make a rod for your own back, you make something difficult for yourself …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — back1 [ bæk ] adverb *** ▸ 1 returning to place/state ▸ 2 as reply or reaction ▸ 3 away from the front ▸ 4 away from someone/something ▸ 5 toward beginning of something ▸ 6 in/into the past ▸ 7 in a different place ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) returning to a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • back — 1 adverb 1 RETURN in or into the place or position where someone or something was before: Freddie was supposed to be back at the hotel by six. | Put that book back where you found it! | We d better go back, she said regretfully. 2 AS BEFORE in or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make — make1 [ meık ] (past tense and past participle made [ meıd ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create/produce something ▸ 2 do/say something ▸ 3 cause something to happen ▸ 4 force someone to do something ▸ 5 arrange something ▸ 6 earn/get money ▸ 7 give a total ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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