Definitions for drop back

Definitions for (verb) drop back

Main entry: drop back

Definition: take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football

Usage: The defender dropped back behind his teammate

Main entry: drag, drop back, drop behind, trail, get behind, hang back

Definition: to lag or linger behind

Usage: But in so many other areas we still are dragging

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