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back-and-forth

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1 a giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another
  • after the usual back-and-forth of official gifts, the two leaders entered into a serious discussion

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2 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • the others listened with relish to the back-and-forth between the two noted professors

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The first known use of back-and-forth was in 1613

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“Back-and-forth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/back-and-forth. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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