drop back

drop back(
drap
 
bahk
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. quedarse atrás
The teacher dropped back to talk to the little boy who was all by himself.El maestro se quedó atrás para hablar con el niño pequeño que estaba completamente solo.
b. rezagarse
Miguel dropped back for a bit, but then came back to win the race.Miguel se rezagó por un rato, pero después remontó para ganar la carrera.
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drop back
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
quedarse atrás
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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