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Idiom of the week – Roll back

Posted by englishlessons on March 31, 2014

Definition:

reduce

Examples:

The company rolled back prices for their anniversary sale.

The legislature agreed to roll back taxes to encourage economic growth.

TOEFL® Tip:

Note that “roll back” is a phrasal verb. Phrasal verbs are included on the TOEFL® test as they are so frequent in English. Look for the the “TOEFL® phrasal verbs” graphic that highlights the phrasal verbs in the Idioms in English programs.

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