Learning English Phrases Everyday(39)

1. roll back

Today we are going to learn “roll back”. It means to reduce the influence or power of a law, system, government etc
(1) Congress passed bills to roll back Internet privacy rules from the Obama era.
(2) We can roll back this wave of crime, but we’re far from making that happen.

2. dictator

Another word is “dictator”. It means someone who tells other people what they should do, in a way that seems unreasonable.
(1) They were afraid he was going to set himself as dictator, which of course he did.
(2) Finally, they threw down the dictator.

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