HyperDic: rear_back

English > 2 senses of the expression rear back:
VERBmotionrear backrear backwards on its hind legs
motionrear backstart with anger or resentment or in protest
English > rear back: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningrear backwards on its hind legs.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderrear, rise upstand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds
Spanishencabritarse
English > rear back: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningstart with anger or resentment or in protest.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderstartle, jump, startMove or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
Spanishalzarse, encabritarse

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