Definition of 'backward'
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But he added just ten more runs before tamely cutting to backward point. The Sun (2017)This could turn out to be the one step backward required before lurching merrily forwards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are standard forward and backward lunges, customised with wider hip movement and knees stretching out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With not so much as a backward glance, they then rejoined their woolly friends. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Deep backward square leg held the catch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His scoring area is basically backward point. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Harmony reeled backward as she walked toward him swinging the belt. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Then raise loud groans and go backward as you descend. Christianity Today (2000)They play beautiful football and rarely take a backward step. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They just morph into money without a backward glance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The sheer complexity of the new regime is a backward step. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Swing the near leg forward and backward. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She left with barely a backward glance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Neither takes a backward step and they both know how to put an opponent on the deck. The Sun (2013)Too many square or backward passes. The Sun (2011)You daren't take too many backward steps or you would end up over the cliff. The Sun (2013)He will bat at six, give us another bowling option and field at backward point. The Sun (2008)It's him against the crowd and he is just not going to take a backward step. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And short leg had gone back to backward square leg, saving one. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Driving when not fully forward, he was caught low at backward point. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When we beat them in 1993 we knew we had to confront them and not take a backward step. The Sun (2010)When he was dismissed - caught at deep backward point - he looked distraught. The Sun (2011)Then, he scored less than 30% of his runs in his favoured region between backward point and mid off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'backward'
British English: backward ADJECTIVE
A backward movement or look is in the direction that your back is facing.
He disappeared inside the flat after a backward glance at his friend.
Definition of backward from the Collins English Dictionary
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