as soon as one's back is turned

(as soon as (when или while) one's back is turned)
за спиной кого-л., в чьё-л. отсутствие

As soon as his back was turned the air felt lighter. (S. Butler, ‘The Way of All Flesh’, ch. XXIV) — Стоило ему уйти из дому, как становилось легче дышать.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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