go back on

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To fail to keep; to renege on; as, to go back on one's promises.
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On Sunday Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his country would not go back on its nuclear programme. -- BBC News

Submitted on August 21, 2012

Additional definitions for 'go back on':

go back onTo be treacherous or faithless to; betray; as, to go back on friends.
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