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  • Back office bean counter
  • Back on track
  • Back on your feet
  • Back out
  • Back room boy ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back seat driver ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back slang
  • Back street abortion
  • Back teeth are floating
  • Back the field ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back the wrong horse
  • Back to back
  • Back to basics ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back to nature
  • Back to school
  • Back to square one ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back to the drawing board ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Back to the salt mine
  • Back up
  • Back woods
  • Backward looking
  • Behind your back
  • Bend over backwards to help
  • Bite back
  • Bounce back
  • Break the back of something
  • Break your back
  • Brush back ( A baseball expression meaning to subvert or threaten verbally )
  • But at my back I always hear ( from a poem by Marvell )
  • California licence plate ( Nickname for tattoo on lower back )
  • Carry forward
  • Cast your mind back
  • Come back for more
  • Cover your back
  • Crawl back into your shell
  • Die back
  • Double back
  • Dutch auction
  • Eyes in the back of your head
  • Face like the back of a bus
  • Fall back on
  • Fast forward
  • Fed up to the back teeth
  • Fight back
  • Fight back the tears
  • Forward Short Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Forward momentum
  • Forward with Britain ( Daily Mirror advertising slogan )
  • Forward with the People ( Daily Mirror advertising slogan )
  • Get Back ( The Beatles song )
  • Get back at
  • Get back on your feet
  • Get back together
  • Get back your oo with Typhoo ( Typhoo Tea advertising slogan )
  • Get off my back
  • Get the monkey off my back
  • Go back on a promise
  • Go back on one's word ( Retract a previous promise )
  • Go behind your back
  • Going forward
  • Handbrake turn ( 180 degree turn in a car by locking the back wheels )
  • Hang back
  • Hark back to
  • He's got a yellow streak down his back
  • Hit the back wall
  • Hold back on
  • Holding back the years
  • I Want You Back ( The Jackson 5 song )
  • I scratch your back and you scratch mine
  • I'll be back ( A catchphrase from The Terminator )
  • In the back of my mind
  • It fell off the back of a lorry
  • It's All Coming Back To Me Now ( Meatloaf song )
  • Jack's back ( Jack in the Box fast food chain advertising slogan )
  • Just when you thought it was safe to go back in water ( Jaws II advertising tagline )
  • Kick back
  • Kick back and enjoy
  • Knock back
  • Knock back a few
  • Know backwards
  • Know like the back of your hand
  • Laid back
  • Lie back and think of England
  • Like water off a duck's back
  • Looking forward to
  • Make a back
  • Make a rod for your own back
  • Meanwhile back at the... ( A catchphrase from Superfriends )
  • Money back guarantee
  • Moving forward ( Toyota advertising slogan )
  • My Back Pages ( Bob Dylan song )
  • My Boomerang Won't Come Back ( Charlie Drake song )
  • Never look back
  • No going back
  • Nostalgia isn't what it used to be
  • Not backward in coming forward
  • Not in my back yard
  • On the back burner
  • On the back foot
  • One hand tied behind your back
  • One step forward, two steps back
  • Pat on the back
  • Pin your ears back
  • Plough something back
  • Pump your money back into Canada ( Petro Canada, early advertising slogan )
  • Put on the back burner
  • Put the clock back
  • Put the freshness back ( Shake And Vac advertising slogan )
  • Put the fun back into driving ( Vauxhall Motors advertising slogan )
  • Put your back into it
  • Put your back up
  • Put your best foot forward
  • Rally cap ( A baseball expression denoting a cap is a worn inside out or backwards )
  • Right back at ya
  • See the back of someone
  • Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast ( A catchphrase from Red Dwarf )
  • Spring forward, Fall back
  • Stab in the back
  • Step on a crack, break your mother's back
  • Take a back seat
  • Take the shirt off your back
  • The Bitch Is Back ( Elton John song )
  • The Empire Strikes Back ( George Lucas movie in the Star Wars series )
  • The last straw that broke the camel's back
  • They never come back
  • Throw it back in your face
  • To Hell and back
  • To get one's back up
  • Topsy turvey
  • Turn back the clock
  • Turn the clock back
  • Turn your back on
  • Two steps forward and one step back
  • Watch your back
  • Wind at your back
  • You can't take it back, it's out there ( When Harry met Sally )
  • You look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards
  • You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours

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