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recoil / echarse atrás
 
recoil   [rɪˈkɔɪl]
A. -intransitive verb
[person]   echarse atránoun,   retroceder
[gun]   dar un culatazo
·to recoil from something
·retroceder or dar marcha atránoun ante algo
·to recoil from doing something
·rehuir hacer algo
·to recoil in fear
·retroceder espantado
B. -noun
(at disgusting sight)   retroceso (m)
a. [of gun]   culatazo (m)
 
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