Spanish translation of 'hang back'
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= hesitate)
⇒ even his closest advisers believe he should hang back no longer
incluso sus consejeros más allegados creen que debería decidirse ya or que no debería pensárselo más
⇒ she hung back from offering
no tenía claro si debía ofrecerse
- (= stay behind)
⇒ he hung back shyly in the doorway
se quedó atrás tímidamente en la puerta
Example Sentences Including 'hang back'
Blair believes Hitler won't hang back much longer from invasion, and how the Air Force performs will settle it all.The Ambassador's Women
I saw Spitt step forward momentarily, too, but then hang back , nervously massaging his hands.No Body
We come out of the playroom and I hang back as Julia Page shepherds the other three guys down the passage.A Means to Evil
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Translation of hang back from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary