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pressed back.

English translation: returned the pressure in response to hers

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English term or phrase:pressed back
English translation:returned the pressure in response to hers
Entered by: David Russi
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01:17 Jan 15, 2008
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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: pressed back.
Before I could stop myself, before I could even think through the ramifications of what I was doing, I stepped one foot every so slightly away from the other, parting my legs, and then I leaned gently backwards, until I felt the wool of his trouser leg brush against my thigh. Jack pressed back.
Shirley Fan
Local time: 19:46
he pushed against her
Explanation:
she leaned back, touching her, and he pushed back toward her. Pressed "back" means "returned the pressure in response to hers".
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David Russi
United States
Local time: 05:46
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5 +13he pushed against her
David Russi


  

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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +13
he pushed against her


Explanation:
she leaned back, touching her, and he pushed back toward her. Pressed "back" means "returned the pressure in response to hers".

David Russi
United States
Local time: 05:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 44
Grading comment
Thank you

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