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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 burnt the back of my neck.
a concert programme with Madonna's autograph on the back
I'll put my name on the back of the envelope.
The thought that Paul might leave was always at the back of her mind.
The kids were always making fun of him behind his back.
I was glad to see the back of that computer – it was nothing but trouble.
His wife couldn't wait to see the back of him.
England had their backs to the wall in the second half.
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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