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General Douglas MacArthur once declared, We're not retreating; we're just advancing in a different directionThe soldiers were forced to retreat under heavy fire from the enemy.

General Douglas MacArthur once declared, We're not retreating; we're just advancing in a different direction.

The union has since retreated from its original demand of a 12% increase in salaries.

The young boy apologized to his mother for hitting his little sister, and then retreated quietly from the room.

Our office went on a three-day retreat at Long Beach to discuss the long term goals of the company.

The enemy was setting homes and farms on fire as they retreated.

The major ordered his men to retreat when it became obvious that they were heavily outnumbered.

There is a Spanish proverb which states that retreating is not the same as fleeing.

The glacier retreated during the last Ice Age, about 12,000 years ago.

The Ice Age ended in 10,000 B.C. when the glaciers in Europe began to retreat.

We have had to retreat somewhat from our original asking price for our house because an inspection revealed that the roof is badly in need of repair.

In 1944, German tanks and soldiers retreated from Latvia, leaving countless buildings in total ruin.

In October of 1944, Soviet troops invaded Czechoslovakia as German forces retreated during World War Two.

In 1845, naturalist Henry David Thoreau retreated to a cabin in the woods outside of Concord, Massachusetts to avoid the waste and destruction of modern life.

Paul retreats to his office whenever he has difficulties in his home life.

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