back against the wall

see back to the wall.


Nearby words

  1. bacillus cereus,
  2. bacillus sphaericus,
  3. bacillus thuringiensis,
  4. bacitracin,
  5. back,
  6. back alley,
  7. back anchor,
  8. back and fill,
  9. back and forth,
  10. back and to

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Examples from the Web for back against the wall

  • There were no back-against-the-wall poses in Dicky's theory of wooing.