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Will you scratch my back for me?
He's broken his back, but he's still alive.
She was lying flat on her back on the bed.
Get in the back of the car.
The sun burned the back of my neck.
a cotton dress with a bow in back
a concert program with Madonna's autograph on the back
I'll put my name on the back of the envelope.
The kids were always making fun of him behind his back.
His wife couldn't wait to see the back of him.
Penn State had its back to the wall throughout the second half.
The thought that Paul might leave was always in the back of her mind.
She knows these streets like the back of her hand.
You're always on my back about something.
Share prices rose sharply on the back of a rise in profits.
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