Backpedal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Backpedal

to change one’s previously expressed opinions or statements

Examples of Backpedal in a sentence

After people became angry about the celebrity’s Twitter remarks, she began to backpedal on what she said.  🔊

The news editor to backpedal or retract his statements, standing firm in his opinion.  🔊

If he wants to win the class election, Paul will have to backpedal on his support for longer school days.  🔊

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