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Pull in one's horns   /pʊl ɪn wənz hɔrnz/   Listen
Pull in one's horns

verb
1.
Make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity.  Synonyms: back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, retreat, withdraw.  "He backed out of his earlier promise" , "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"






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Words linked to "Pull in one's horns" :   pull away, recede, move back, draw back, retire



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