back into

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back into (third-person singular simple present backs into, present participle backing into, simple past and past participle backed into)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see back,‎ into.
  2. (sports, idiomatic) To advance to the post-season as a result of another team's loss, especially where one's own team has also lost.
    The 2006 St. Louis Cardinals backed into the playoffs.

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