have ones back to the wall

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  1. n.
    one's support or second in a fight. (From back-up.) : I need a back I can depend on.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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