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Synonyms for back-pedal



break your word


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If they point toward you--you change direction and back-pedal.
The Q takes the snap and back-pedals five quick steps slightly away from the call side of the play, looking at the middle of the line.
Player 2 back-pedals, while keeping player 1 and 3 in front of him.
At coach's subsequent ball movements, the players change their back-pedal directions from side to side according to the movement of the ball.