drop back

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Synonyms for drop back

take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football

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The drop back in trip after his third-placed finish in the Scottish Grand National can only be viewed as a positive and he is taken to defy top weight.
The speed he showed on that downhill track leaves him well equipped to deal with the drop back to 6f, while his proven ability to handle soft ground is another big plus.
There are three types of protection: aggressive, drop back, and play action.
Because many students who ultimately fail to graduate on time drop back in the system (i.
should drop back somewhat, current legislation is providing somewhat of a buffer between cotton producers and the low U.
Monarch's Pursuit had been a winner over this course and distance before he went to Southwell on December 29 and the drop back in trip and in lesser company seemed to have worked a treat.
We could pop into the future for some great stock tips--or drop back a dozen years and pick up some Microsoft shares.
Remember, it took the Dow 10 years to recover lost ground from a 45 percent drop back in 1973 and 26 years to recover from the Great Crash of 1929.
An oscillating bubble focuses energy so effectively and imparts such a sharp jolt that an analogous rowboat passenger would shoot into the air with the speed of a jet aircraft, then instantly drop back down, in which time the wave would barely crest.
SJHS's level of liquidity has risen due to overpayments by Medicaid to SJHS and liquidity will drop back to historical levels (45-55 DCOH) within the next few fiscal years as SJHS pays this excess back to the state.
Italian clubs have often struggled against intense pressure in European competition in recent years, unaccustomed to facing this challenge in Serie A, where teams usually drop back into a deep, disciplined shape.
Secret Gesture, who is owned by Newsells Park Stud and Qatar Racing, could drop back in trip from a mile and a half with two possible options.
MOOHAAJIM is set to drop back in trip after failing to last out the mile in the Qipco 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.