Examples of backslide in a Sentence
Smokers who quit often backslide within a year.
Recent Examples of backslide from the Web
Macron is pointedly bypassing both Poland and Hungary, which is also perceived by many in Brussels as backsliding on democratic norms.
In the past, Beijing has initially carried out each round of sanctions, only to backslide.
With the rise of non-medical vaccine exemptions and delays, the country is backsliding toward endemic measles, Stanford and Baylor College of Medicine researchers warn this week.
EU officials have repeatedly censured Law & Justice for backsliding on democratic standards.
All season long, Rob, an alcoholic, has been secretly backsliding from sobriety.
Rio, meanwhile, seems set to backslide after nearly $12 billion of investment.
The Trump executive order could encourage other countries to backslide on their commitments — such as Brazil, another major global emitter, mainly because of deforestation.
The Giants nearly became the first team to backslide from baseball’s best record at the All-Star break to missing the postseason entirely.
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First Known Use of backslide
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Definition of backslide for English Language Learners
: to start doing something bad again after you have stopped it
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