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fall back on

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to use or seek out as a source of aid, relief, or advantage
  • If your teaching career doesn't work out, you always have your baking skills to fall back on.
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go back on

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1 to break a promise or agreement
  • He went back on his decision to move to the west coast.
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2 to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another
  • She went back on the group and took up with a better-funded one.
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3 to be unfaithful or disloyal to
  • She suspected that he had gone back on her during her time away.
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turn one's back on

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Synonyms and Antonyms of turn one's back on

to show unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
  • Despite encouragement from his teachers, he turned his back on college.
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