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set (or rock) someone back on their heels

Definición de set or rock someone back on their heels en inglés:

Astonish or disconcert someone: she said something that rocked me back on my heels
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Then, just as the team seemed to be establishing a foothold, two interceptions set them back on their heels.
  • A tremendous drive set them back on their heels, forcing them to concede a penalty.
  • They counter attack from deep in their own defence and our forwards should have been tackling them with a ferocity that would have disrupted them and rocked them back on their heels near their own lines.
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Palabra del día coxcomb
Pronunciación: ˈkɒkskəʊm
noun
a vain and conceited man; a dandy