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  1. drop backverb

    take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football

    "The defender dropped back behind his teammate"

    Synonyms:
    trail, hang back, get behind, drag, drop behind

  2. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop backverb

    to lag or linger behind

    "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

    Synonyms:
    draw, give chase, chase after, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, train, drag out, tail, embroil, dredge, dog, shack, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, go after, sweep, track, tag, chase, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

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  1. Nicholas Smith:

    The yen strengthened simply because of panic, but there is plenty of data that tells us the world is not ending, once the markets recover their composure, the yen will drop back into broadly the same kind of 120-125 range that it's been sitting in for so long.

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