to back

to back

verb
See also: back
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After all that has happened, may I trust to your influence to back me?"
Between these two formidable assailants the seamen were being slowly wedged more closely together, until they stood back to back under the mast with the rovers raging upon every side of them.
Unfortunately, psychosocial stress, she added, can also lead to back pain as a result of the release of a hormone called cortisol which ends up creating a tension in the muscles of the back.
Both the terraces back-to-courts a wonderful warren to hide, get into in as I am someone who is proud to be the son of back-street Brummies, with a Mom from Aston and a Dad from Sparkbrook, and I had always wanted to write a book called ''Back to Back and Up the Yard'' in tribute to them, to my grandparents and great grandparents and all those other Brummies who shared their upbringing and background.
For example, a job that requires you to bend or lift all day can lead to back pain.
I've always been one to back the underdog--skaters who have been throwing down for years, but for some reason seem as though they've been flying under the radar.
I thought stretching would help but it only made things worse." She now realizes that, until her growth stabilizes, she needs to back off, rather than work harder.
But the back-channel's continuing existence became apparent the following month--July 2002--when Ledeen again contacted Sembler and told him that he'd be back in Rome in September to continue "his work" with the Iranians (This time Ledeen made no mention of any involvement by Pentagon officials; later he told Sembler it would be August rather than September.) An exasperated Sembler again sent word back to Washington, and Hadley again went into motion telling Ledeen, in no uncertain terms, to back off.
But this indicates, too, that prolonged inactivity isn't the answer to back pain.
Almost everyone understands that it is important to back up a computer system.
Surgery didn't appeal to me, so I went to back school, which means I went to a physical therapist who taught me how to take care of and strengthen my back.
To this end, some foundries will enhance jolting by placing a rack on top of the mold with additional lose-fitting weights, which results in more uniform mold hardness from parting surface to back face surface.
The overwhelming majority of computer users fail to back up on a regular basis even though the data on the computer is probably worth more than the machine itself Negligence is the biggest reason--most people just aren't conscientious about backing up their files.
In 1991, Congress amended the, CRA by allowing abroad range of compensatory damages, punitive damages and a jury trial in addition to back pay, effective Nov.
Beyond fitness and posture, senior management who wish to reduce their staff's exposure to back injury need to focus on some basics of how to manually move residents and materials in nursing home facilities, and take administrative steps to implement them.