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beat back / rechazar
 
beat back   beat   -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=fight off)
[+attack]   rechazar
·England won 4-1, beating back challenges from the U.S. and France
·Inglaterra ganó 4-1 frente al reto que suponían United States y Francia
2. (=force back)   hacer retroceder
·they were beaten back by smoke and flames
·el humo y las llamas les hicieron retroceder
 
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