move backward

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Having expressed himself thus confidently, he reined his horse backward down the slope which he had ascended, and compelled him in the same manner to move backward through the lists, till he reached the northern extremity, where he remained stationary, in expectation of his antagonist.
Begin at the front right corner, raise or draw the gun and move backward, firing with a two-hand hold.
As one example, OpenSpace allows workers the ability to move backward, and forward again, in time to create a visual record.
"All those who put up their structures on the prescribed easement zone will have to move backward," Maclang said Monday morning.
Mbeere North MP Muriuki Njagagua termed the move backward and noted the constitution guarantees everyone freedom of movement and the right to own property in any part of the county.
Frangieh went on to say that the country should not move backward, indicating that Hariri's resignation and absence from the country may represent a return to the political deadlock that left Lebanon without a president for 29 months.
I hope that like our four supply chain leaders, they are to forge ahead and not move backward. As always, I look forward to hearing from you with any comments or suggestions for future stories in SCMR.
The first thing to consider is whether thermal expansion can be accommodated by allowing the extruder to move backward, or configuring the downstream equipment to freely move forward.
So the enzymes build upon the lagging strand in a rougher motion, one that is perhaps analogous to boat paddles moving on water: Just as the paddles move ahead, are dipped into the water and then move backward relative to the boat, the enzymes jump ahead on the lagging strand and build backward.
Australia-based ME Bank has said that a recent ratings decision by S&P is a move backward.
But if taken too seriously, it can make us move backward, toward the rear.
It's because I believe that If we don't march forward in an ever-changing world, we will continue to move backward."