back down :
- v move backwards from a certain position
- v remove oneself from an obligation
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- Video: Biden on gun reform: "We're not going to back down"
Advocates for gun control are "not going to back down" despite failure in Congress to drum up enough support to push through a comprehensive bill to strengthen gun safety laws, Vice President Joe Biden said Friday at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Las Vegas.
June 21, 2013 - CBS News