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Push back

DEFINITION

Reaction to words or deeds of someone else.  To defend oneself.

“The mayor wanted to raise taxes to build a statute of himself, but he has gotten a lot of push-back from voters.

“I told him he was lazy but he pushed back that he works 2 jobs.”

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