force\ back

force\ back
1. III
force back smth., smb. /smth., smb. back/ force back the crowd (the people, the marchers, a person, etc.) оттеснить толпу и т. д.; force back the prices сбить цены до прежнего уровня
2. XI
be forced back upon smth. I was forced back upon the assumption of his guilt мне пришлось вновь вернуться к предположению о его виновности

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