Translation of hang back in Spanish:

hang back

v + adv
  • he went to the door, but the others hung back él se acercó a la puerta, pero los demás se quedaron atrás she hung back, waiting for the best moment to speak se contuvo, esperando el mejor momento para hablar he hung back from voicing his own opinion se abstuvo de expresar su opinión
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