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hang back

Translation of hang back in French:

  • (in fear)
    rester derrière
    (waiting) rester
    (reluctant) [literal]
    rester à la traîne
    [figurative]
    être réticent
    she hung back from offering help
    elle était réticente à proposer son aide
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