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backstroke /'bækstrouk/
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+ noun
[U, sing.] a style of swimming in which you lie on your back: Can you do (the) backstroke? + He won the 100 metres backstroke (= the race).
Collocation Dictionary

More information about STROKE


fast, powerful, strong
crawl a
do, swim (the) ~
a swimmer doing the crawl I can't swim butterfly.

strike out in/with
breaststroke/crawlShe struck out with a strong crawl towards the shore.

a length of ~
He did 15 lengths of backstroke every morning.

In competitions the categories are

backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly,
freestyle (
= in which competitors do crawl because it is fastest
). 100 metres, 200 metres, etc. ~ men's, women's ~ compete in ~
competing in the women's 100 metres freestyle

in the ~
He came first in the 200 metres backstroke.

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