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Today's LessonCATEGORY: Idioms and Compound Verbs
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  • To back or back up a vehicle is to move it backwards (= opposite the direction it is facing).
  • 車を後ろの方向に進める、という意味で back  または back up  を使います。


  1. (arriving at a friend's house)
    a: Where should I park?
    b: Just back the car into the driveway.
  2. Always turn around and look behind you when you back up. Don't rely on the rear-view mirror.
  3. (directing someone who's trying to park)
    Back up slowly a couple more feet. Okay, stop!

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