in back of
phrasal behind

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in back of — See: BACK OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in back of — See: BACK OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in favor of — {prep.} On the side of; in agreement with, * /Everyone in the class voted in favor of the party./ * /Most girls are in favor of wearing lipstick./ Compare: IN BACK OF(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in favor of — {prep.} On the side of; in agreement with, * /Everyone in the class voted in favor of the party./ * /Most girls are in favor of wearing lipstick./ Compare: IN BACK OF(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in front of — prep. Ahead of; before. * /The rabbit was running in front of the dog./ * /A big oak tree stood in front of the building./ Contrast: IN BACK OF(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in front of — prep. Ahead of; before. * /The rabbit was running in front of the dog./ * /A big oak tree stood in front of the building./ Contrast: IN BACK OF(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Back-of-the-envelope calculation — The phrase back of the envelope calculations refers to rough calculations that, while not rigorous, test or support a point. They are far more than a guess but far less than a proof. The phrase is generally used in mathematics, physics and… …   Wikipedia

  • back of — or[in back of] {prep.} 1. In or at the rear of; to the back of; behind. * /The garage is hack of the house./ * /Our car was in hack of theirs at the traffic light./ 2. {informal} Being a cause or reason for; causing. * /Hard work was back of his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back of — or[in back of] {prep.} 1. In or at the rear of; to the back of; behind. * /The garage is hack of the house./ * /Our car was in hack of theirs at the traffic light./ 2. {informal} Being a cause or reason for; causing. * /Hard work was back of his… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Back Of The Y Masterpiece Television — Infobox Television show name = Back of the Y caption = show name 2 = Back of the Y Masterpiece Television genre = Comedy Action creator = Matt Heath Chris Stapp writer = Matt Heath Chris Stapp director = Chris Stapp creat director = developer =… …   Wikipedia

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