Sentence Examples


  • Proposing on Valentine's Day may initially seem to be a wonderfully romantic gesture, but in reality it can backfire if the couple is not ready for the commitment or if the proposal is not staged properly.
  • Owners tend to give their pets food and treats as a way of showing affection, but this habit can backfire if it isn't practiced with some restraint.
  • This is important because if you push yourself too much it can backfire and result in more pain and tenderness, and can even cause joint damage.
  • Some energy experts are naysayers when it comes to lithium-powered batteries and wonder if using up too much of our lithium power will backfire.
  • However, since this is always a risk, be prepared for the consequences if you encourage communication and it happens to unfortunately backfire.