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(baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
(baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field
a precaution in case of an emergency
"he acted as a backstop in case anything went wrong"
act as a backstop
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We've moved a long way in seven weeks, what we've heard over the last seven weeks is considerable movement on the part of the EU on this question of the Withdrawal Agreement and particularly on the backstop.
I would say to our friends in the EU if they don't want a no-deal Brexit then we've got to get rid of the backstop from the treaty, if Donald Tusk doesn't want to go down as Mr No Deal then I hope that point will be borne in mind by him, too.
In the next two weeks, we need to see written proposals. It needs to happen two weeks from the summit, if there is no progress on the backstop, we are in for an uncertain summer. At this point we need written proposals on the Irish backstop consistent with what was agreed. We await written proposals from the British side.
In some cases organizations are a little too ready to transfer this kind of risk through insurance. They think that that's a real healthy backstop and they can avoid doing some of the other, more painful investments in security.
Take out, excise, surgically remove the backstop, OK? thats the problem, thats the lobster pot, thats the trap that keeps us locked in the customs union and means we have this terrible Hobsons choice between, as it were, sacrificing Northern Ireland orremaining subject to the E.U. without having any say in the E.U.
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