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hang back

verb

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to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • she hung back in offering her opinion about her daughter's career choices because it wasn't her business

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The first known use of hang back was in 1581

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“Hang back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hang%20back. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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