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I want my music to jump off the stage and out of the speakers. When we do 'Rain Is A Good Thing' paired back to back with 'Country Girl,' it just feels like the roof is fixin' to come off the place.
Luke Bryan

Meaning of "back to back" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BACK TO BACK

back to back  [bæk tə bæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BACK TO BACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Back to back is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES BACK TO BACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of back to back in the English dictionary

The definition of back to back in the dictionary is facing in opposite directions, often with the backs touching. Other definition of back to back is one after the other, consecutively.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BACK TO BACK


back
bæk
bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
callback
ˈkɔːlˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
cornerback
ˈkɔːnəˌbæk
drawback
ˈdrɔːˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
hold-back
ˈhəʊldˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
payback
ˈpeɪˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
snapback
ˈsnæpˌbæk
splashback
ˈsplæʃˌbæk
throwback
ˈθrəʊˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BACK TO BACK

back saw
back scatter
back seat
back shift
back slang
back story
back straight
back street
back stretch
back talk
back teeth
back to front
back to square one
back to taws
back to the drawing board
back tooth
back up
back vowel
back water
back yard

WORDS THAT END LIKE BACK TO BACK

a slap on the back
bounce back
fall back
fight back
get back
go back
hit back
hold back
look back
lower back
on one´s back
pat on the back
pay back
positive feedback
pull back
put back
set back
sit back
slap on the back
take back
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of back to back in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «back to back» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BACK TO BACK

Find out the translation of back to back to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of back to back from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «back to back» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

背靠背
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espalda con espalda
570 millions of speakers

English

back to back
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वापस वापस करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العودة إلى الوراء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спина к спине
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

volta para trás
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফিরে ফিরে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dos à dos
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kembali ke belakang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rücken an Rücken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

背中合わせに
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다시 다시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bali maneh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trở lại trở lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடுத்தடுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मागोमाग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Geri sırt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

back to back
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

z powrotem do tyłu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спина до спини
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spate în spate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλάτη με πλάτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

terug na terug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rygg mot rygg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

back to back
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of back to back

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BACK TO BACK»

The term «back to back» is very widely used and occupies the 20.218 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BACK TO BACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about back to back

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6 QUOTES WITH «BACK TO BACK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word back to back.
1
Luke Bryan
I want my music to jump off the stage and out of the speakers. When we do 'Rain Is A Good Thing' paired back to back with 'Country Girl,' it just feels like the roof is fixin' to come off the place.
2
Brian Dennehy
Theater is a physical activity as much as anything. It's harder for me to learn the lines than it was 30 years ago. At the same time, I'll never quit working in the theater - until I can't memorize two lines back to back.
3
Brian Grazer
There is evidence that people do want to watch shows back to back - that's why DVR use is so high. When you're able to DVR something, people will watch more than one episode.
4
Thomas Langmann
When my father made 'Jean de Florette' and 'Manon des Sources' back to back, everybody said, 'Why two movies?' But you need two movies to show how criminality evolves, and to tell the story: You can't show a man in love with so many women in one big biopic.
5
Jude Law
I'm happiest at home hanging out with the kids... Having a family has been my saving grace because I don't work back to back on anything or I'd drive myself to an early grave with guilt and worry for my family, whom I'd never see.
6
Olivia Thirlby
I did 'Nobody Walks' right after 'Dredd.' Well, actually, I got off the plane from Capetown where we shot 'Dredd' and tested for 'Being Flynn' that same day. Then I came out to L.A. to make this film right after that so it was all very back to back.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BACK TO BACK»

Discover the use of back to back in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to back to back and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rider and Horse Back to Back: Establishing a Mobile, Stable ...
"Establishing a mobile, stable core in the saddle" - Cover.
Susanne von Dietze, Isabelle Von Neumann-Cosel, 2011
2
Ashes to Ashes: The Story of the Back-to-Back Series of 2013-14
No wonder England started as strong favourites. And so it proved, as England won the home series by a 3-0 margin - their biggest Ashes win since the 1970s.
Gideon Haigh, 2014
3
Classic Tracks Back to Back Albums: The Stories Behind 50 ...
With albums on one side and singles on the other, it's like having two books in one.Compiled by a renowned team of music critics and historians, Classic Tracks Back to Back takes you backstage with the stories behind the most critically ...
Thunder Bay Press, Johnny Black, 2008
4
New Pioneers: The Back-to-the-Land Movement and the Search ...
Jeffrey Jacob's new pioneers are ordinary people who have tried to break away from the mainstream consumer culture and return to small-town and rural America.
Jeffrey Jacob, 1998
5
Living Back to Back
This book also looks at issues of where we live and why. The rise and fall of the back-to-back is a sobering tale of how our nation houses its people, and illuminates the story of the development of urban housing.
Chris Upton, 2010
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PCI System Architecture
This Chapter This chapter provides a detailed description of Fast Back-to-Back transactions and address/data Stepping. The Next Chapter The next chapter describes the early termination of a transaction before all of the intended data has ...
Don Anderson, Tom Shanley, 1999
7
Back-to-Back: Super Bowl Champions Peyton and Eli Manning: ...
Four pages of color photos inside.
Hugh Hudson, 2008
8
Form of Contract, Subcontracts, the International Yellow Book
The term 'back-to-back Subcontract' is widely used in industry to mean a Subcontract that passes down to the Subcontractor similar or identical terms to those of the Main Contract. Thus any act or omission by the Subcontractor which results in ...
‎2007
9
Specky Magee: Back to Back # 1
Join Simon 'Specky' Magee, the star of the Under 14s Aussie Rules Football team, the Booyong High Lions, in this collection of two fantastic Specky adventures.Specky Magee & the great footy contestSpecky is a true champion in the making, ...
Felice Arena, Garry Lyon, 2008
10
Back Pain Remedies For Dummies
Praise for Back Pain Remedies For Dummies "In a clear and concise manner, this book distills the essential information needed to understand back pain basics and treatment alternatives." – John L. Reeves II, PhD, past president of The ...
Michael S. Sinel, MD, William W. Deardorff, PhD, 2011

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BACK TO BACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term back to back is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sunny Sweeney Scores Back-to-Back No. 1 Singles on Texas Music …
1 songs back to back on the Texas Music Chart,” Sweeney says in a press release. “I believe firmly that if you just keep following your heart and ... «The Boot, Jul 15»
2
Liverpool Ladies' World Cup star Fara can't wait to get back playing …
The first home game will be on Saturday, July 18 against Notts County Ladies (2pm kick-off) before they have a trio of back to back home ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
3
Vyapam scam: Back to back deaths singe Shivraj Chouhan
While the result of the autopsy will shed light on the probable cause of the sudden demise, the back-to-back deaths of Sharma and Akshay ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
4
Williams Sisters At Wimbledon: A Look Back At The Venus & Serena …
In a rematch of their previous U.S. Open final, Serena was chasing history as she wanted to be the first to win all four grand slams back to back. «The Urban Daily, Jul 15»
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The unbelievable story behind the 'Back to Back World War Champs …
The website Total Frat Move offers a style of collegiate humor that recalls the golden age of the National Lampoon. The site's parent company, ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
6
Back to Back Champions
NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-- The North Platte SkillsUSA team can call themselves back to back national champions in the sport of arrow. The team ... «knopnews2, Jul 15»
7
Phil Harmer - Back to back Volvo Ocean Race winner
To get into the Volvo Ocean Race is a dream of so many. To win one is exceptional. To go back to back, well that is an elite group, however, ... «Sail World, Jul 15»
8
El Monte calling foul on back-to-back power outages
Back to back power outages left an El Monte neighborhood without power for nearly three days last week, sparking criticism and claims of ... «The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Jul 15»
9
Apple didn't reinvent radio. It went back to the basics.
... are classic throwbacks all over the station, which even does twin spins, a '60s Top 40 DJ stunt in which a big hit was repeated back to back. «Washington Post, Jul 15»

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