back out

back out
1) (to move out backwards: He opened the garage door and backed (his car) out.) salir marcha atrás
2) (to withdraw from a promise etc: You promised to help - you mustn't back out now!) echarse/volverse atrás; no cumplir
back out
expr.
echarse atrás expr.
v + adv
a) (withdraw) volverse* atrás, echarse para atrás

to back out of something: they backed out of the deal — no cumplieron el trato

b) (Auto) salir* dando marcha atrás, salir* en reversa (Col, Méx)
1. VI + ADV
1) (lit) [vehicle, driver] salir marcha atrás (of de); [person] salir hacia atrás (of de)
2) (fig) [person] (of team) retirarse (of de); (of deal, duty) echarse atrás (of en)

they are threatening to back out of the deal — amenazan con echarse atrás en el trato

2.
VT + ADV [+ vehicle] sacar marcha atrás
* * *
v + adv
a) (withdraw) volverse* atrás, echarse para atrás

to back out of something: they backed out of the deal — no cumplieron el trato

b) (Auto) salir* dando marcha atrás, salir* en reversa (Col, Méx)

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

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  • back out of — back out (of (something)) to refuse to do something agreed to earlier. I said I d help, and I can t back out now …   New idioms dictionary

  • back out — (of (something)) to refuse to do something agreed to earlier. I said I d help, and I can t back out now …   New idioms dictionary

  • back out — ► back out withdraw from a commitment. Main Entry: ↑back …   English terms dictionary

  • back|out — «BAK OWT», noun. Informal. a backing out; withdrawal …   Useful english dictionary

  • back out — index abandon (physically leave), abandon (withdraw), defect, disavow, quit (discontinue), renege, retreat …   Law dictionary

  • back out — verb 1. move out of a space backwards (Freq. 2) He backed out of the driveway • Hypernyms: ↑back • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP 2. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity …   Useful english dictionary

  • back out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms back out : present tense I/you/we/they back out he/she/it backs out present participle backing out past tense backed out past participle backed out to decide not to do something you agreed to do I promised… …   English dictionary

  • back out — {v. phr.} 1. To move backwards out of a place or enclosure. * /Bob slowly backed his car out of the garage./ 2. To withdraw from an activity one has promised to carry out. * /Jim tried to back out of the engagement with Jane, but she insisted… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back out — {v. phr.} 1. To move backwards out of a place or enclosure. * /Bob slowly backed his car out of the garage./ 2. To withdraw from an activity one has promised to carry out. * /Jim tried to back out of the engagement with Jane, but she insisted… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back\ out — v. phr. 1. To move backwards out of a place or enclosure. Bob slowly backed his car out of the garage. 2. To withdraw from an activity one has promised to carry out. Jim tried to back out of the engagement with Jane, but she insisted that they… …   Словарь американских идиом

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