Translation of fall back in Spanish:

fall back

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
  • 1.1 (retreat) [troops] replegarse* 1.2 (lose position) the British runner has fallen back el corredor británico ha perdido terreno or se ha quedado atrás the share index has fallen back several points el índice bursátil ha bajado varios enteros
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