Back-and-forth meaning

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Backward and forward; to and fro.

Went back and forth in the rocking chair.

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From side to side.

Paced back and forth across the room.

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Back and forth is defined as wavering between alternative decisions in a conversation.

An example of back and forth is when a person says yes and then says no and then says yes again. He can be said to be going back and forth.

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The definition of back and forth is going from one place to another and then returning to the first location, often over and over again.

An example of back and forth is when a person goes to LA, then to San Francisco, then back to LA, then back to San Francisco again.

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Alternative spelling of back and forth.
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From one place to another and back again.
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Going from one place or position to another and back again.

The back and forth movement of the tide causes erosion of the coastline.

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The movement (of someone or something) forward followed by a return to the same position. May refer to a concept such as an emotional state or a relationship as well as a physical thing.
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(idiomatic) Negotiations or discussions between two or more parties, a dialog.
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Moving forward and backward; to-and-fro.
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