“Backtrack” in the news

Publications and example sentences

BBC Sport
· Livingston: Keeper Gary Maley earns new deal after Twitter poll joke  
The Scottish Premiership club were stunned by the response, with assistant manager David Martindale having to backtrack on a pledge to donate £1 for every vote cast.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Disney World Set to Reopen in July  
“We’re going slow because we want to make constant progress and not have to backtrack,” Bob Chapek, Disney’s chief executive, said by phone from Florida on Wednesday.  Copy example sentence
The Atlantic
· All the President’s Lies About the Coronavirus  
Shortly after that, Trump backtracked, saying that he had not compelled private companies to take action.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· 6 Steps to Become a Better Reader  
Then, backtrack.  Copy example sentence
· Zambian president pardons gay couple sentenced to 15 years  
Uganda announced plans in October last year for a bill that would impose the death penalty for gay sex, but later backtracked after major aid donors said they were monitoring the situation.  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Indiana Jones fans backtrack on calls to cancel new film after James Mangold announced as director  
Indiana Jones fans are backtracking on their calls to cancel the new film after learning who will replace Steven Spielberg as director.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Campaigning in a Crisis: Obama, McCain, Trump and Biden  
Mr. McCain backtracked quickly.  Copy example sentence