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Let's walk it back

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A phrase used to assert or reassert control over a conversation's direction or topic. While this phrase can be used diplomatically, it is often used to steal momentum from a conversation leader or presentation maker.


As in...
Phil, before you describe your idea to the team further, let's walk it back a few steps to get a better idea of your underlying assumptions for it.

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