back off

back off
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to abandon a stance) 
We decided to back off from our proposal because it would've been too costly.Decidimos echarnos atrás de nuestra propuesta, porque habría sido demasiado costosa.
2. (colloquial) (to retreat) 
Don't come any closer. Back off or I'll shoot.No se acerquen. Retrocedan o disparo.
3. (to stop harassing someone) 
a. no direct translation 
It's been a long day. Please, just back off.Ha sido un largo día. Por favor, déjame en paz.
What's with all the questions? Back off already.¿Por qué tantas preguntas? Déjame de una vez.
back off
intransitive verb
1. (move back) 
a. echarse atrás 
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
b off!¡déjame en paz!
back off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(stop exerting pressure) echarse atrás; dar marcha atrás;from en; (withdraw) retirarse
back off! ¡déjame en paz!; ¡déjame estar!
Back off, Mom, I'm old enough to make my own decisions
she asked him to back off and give her some space le pidió que no le estuviera encima y la dejara respirar
the government has backed off from its decision el gobierno se ha echado atrás or el gobierno ha dado marcha atrás en su decisión
to close the mines
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