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retroceder

  
      vi  
1    (=moverse hacia atrás)   to move back, move backwards, go back, go backwards  
[ejército]  
to fall back, retreat  
[aguas]  
to go down  
retrocedió unos pasos      he went o moved back a few steps  
la policía hizo retroceder a la multitud      the police made the crowd move back  
tienes que retroceder a la primera casilla      you have to go back to the first square  
2    [rifle]   to recoil
3    (=desistir)   to give up  
(=rajarse)  
to back down  ,   (ante un peligro)    to flinch
no retroceder      to stand firm  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
no retroceder exp.
to stand firm

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
the police made the crowd move back
exp.
you have to go back to the first square
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'retroceder' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
vi.
retroceder
[INFO]
exp.
retroceder a
exp.
retroceder espantado
exp.
retroceder horrorizado
nnpl.
hacer retroceder
vt.
hacer retroceder
vi.
retroceder un espacio
[INFO]
exp.
retroceder en el tiempo
exp.
retroceder {or} dar marcha atrás ante algo
exp.
es como viajar hacia atrás {or} retroceder en el tiempo
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"retroceder": examples and translations in context
Esa agresiva vía fundamentalista está haciendo retroceder siglos al Pakistán. This aggressive, fundamentalist path is inexorably leading Pakistan back centuries in time.
Tenía que hacerlos retroceder, señor. I had to move them back, sir.
Éste es buen momento para retroceder. I think now's a good time for a retreat.
No cabe retroceder sino avanzar con resolución. There is no scope for retreat - we must advance with resolve.
Permítanme retroceder y cambiar un poco el escenario. So let me step back and set the stage a little bit.
Debemos retroceder y dejarla sanar cuando ella quiera. We must all step back and allow her to come through it in her own time.
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