Definition of peg back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

peg back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

peg back somebody

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peg back something

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peg somebody back

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peg something back

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(especially in sport) to stop somebody/something from winning or increasing the amount by which they are ahead Each time we scored we were pegged back minutes later.