back into

back someone or something into someone or something

to guide or move someone or something backwards into someone or something. Don't back your car into anyone. Using hand signals, the attendant backed all the cars into the parking spaces.
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back into someone or something

to move backwards, bumping into someone or something; to move a car backwards into something, such as a garage or a parking space. (See also back someone or something into someone or something.) I'm sorry. I didn't mean to back into you. I backed into the potted plant.
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References in classic literature ?
Joe sat on the stool, leaning far back into the corner, head thrown back and arms outstretched on the ropes to give easy expansion to the chest.
A recess in the wall was at my left hand, in which I could instantly hide myself, if he showed any signs of looking back into the corridor.
A wave of shyness pulled him back into the dark angle of the wall, and he stood there in silence instead of making his presence known to her.
Beaten back on to the deck of his own vessel, and closely followed by a dozen Englishmen, he disengaged himself from them, ran swiftly down the deck, sprang back into the cog once more, cut the rope which held the anchor, and was back in an instant among his crossbow-men.
Then we can come back into Oakland from the other side, sneak across on the ferry, and send the machine back around to-night with the chauffeur.
And not only did Borckman sense it, but it served as a spur to drive him back into primitive beastliness, and to fight to master this puppy as a primitive man, under dissimilar provocation, might have fought with the members of the first litter stolen from a wolf-den among the rocks.
He had leaped back into the dark stark rawness of the early world almost as swiftly as had Borckman.
This was the pride of Dave as wheel-dog, of Sol-leks as he pulled with all his strength; the pride that laid hold of them at break of camp, transforming them from sour and sullen brutes into straining, eager, ambitious creatures; the pride that spurred them on all day and dropped them at pitch of camp at night, letting them fall back into gloomy unrest and uncontent.
He was sounding the deeps of his nature, and of the parts of his nature that were deeper than he, going back into the womb of Time.
Lop-Ear, who was shivering and peeping alongside of me, scrambled back into the cave.
He dropped gradually back into his old frivolous and easygoing ways and conditions of feeling and manner of speech, and no familiar of his could have detected anything in him that differentiated him from the weak and careless Tom of other days.
I didn't want to go back there--it would seem like going back into the chill and dreariness of the old life again.
Getting back into the groove of teaching and high school life was an adjustment.
Release and bring both arms back into a neutral position.
BACK-TO-CLASS FORECAST It might take you a few weeks after school starts to get back into the swing of things.