backwards and forwards


backwards and forwards
movements to the rear and onward

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • backwards and forwards — phrase moving first in one direction and then in the opposite direction many times Father Brogan began to pace backwards and forwards. Thesaurus: describing movement up and down or backwards and forwardssynonym Main entry: backwards …   Useful english dictionary

  • backwards\ and\ forwards — • backward(s) and forward(s) adv. phr. To the full extent; in all details; thoroughly; completely. He understood automobile engines backwards and forwards. He knew basketball rules backwards and forwards. I explained matters to him so that he… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • backwards and forwards — moving first in one direction and then in the opposite direction many times Father Brogan began to pace backwards and forwards …   English dictionary

  • backwards and forwards — adv. Backwards and forwards is used with these verbs: ↑rock …   Collocations dictionary

  • backwards and forwards — to and fro. → backwards …   English new terms dictionary

  • Backwards and forwards — back and forth …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • backwards and forwards — Australian Slang back and forth …   English dialects glossary

  • know something backwards and forwards — know (something) backwards and forwards to be extremely well informed about something. After 30 years in the fashion business, she knows it backwards and forwards. He knows New York inside out. Related vocabulary: know something like the back of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • know backwards and forwards — know (something) backwards and forwards to be extremely well informed about something. After 30 years in the fashion business, she knows it backwards and forwards. He knows New York inside out. Related vocabulary: know something like the back of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • know backwards and forwards — Synonyms and related words: be expert in, be learned in, be master of, be up on, be well informed, command, get around, have been around, have down pat, have it taped, have savvy, know backwards, know by heart, know damn well, know inside out,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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