back away

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Holding hands, they pull their lower backs away from each other until their weight shifts back beyond their heels.
They approach, they avoid, they date--then Ed backs away.
Just as Raines squeezes the trigger, Brookes backs away from the ball to check the wind in the trees.
Hahn needs some kind of warning alarm attached to him because whenever he is confronted by an issue he immediately backs away from it.
With Farouk she knows the sex will be special, but he is hesitant and after they do sleep together, he backs away from Sam, makes excuses, and eventually takes up with a girl from his own Iranian background.