dial (one) back(redirected from dialing one back)
dial (one) back
To call one back. I'm sorry, my phone is about to die. Let me go grab my charger, and I'll dial you back in a few minutes, OK? Stu just walked in. Let me see where he stands on this, and I'll dial you back.
To lessen something, especially in intensity or frequency. I could barely move my arms all week—I guess it's time to dial back the workouts! Their campaign has been airing tons of attack ads against their opponent, but they seem to be dialing those back lately.
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