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  • 1 fall behind — UK US fall behind Phrasal Verb with fall({{}}/fɔːl/ verb (fell, fallen) ► [I] FINANCE to not make a regular payment at the time you should: fall behind with sth »We started to fall behind with our mortgage payments when my husband lost his job. ► …

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  • 2 fall behind — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you fall behind, you do not make progress or move forward as fast as other people. [V P] Evans had rheumatic fever, missed school and fell behind... [V P n] Boris is falling behind all the top players. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you… …

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  • 3 fall behind with something — ˌfall beˈhind with sth derived (also ˌfall beˈhind on sth especially in NAmE) to not pay or do sth at the right time • They had fallen behind on their mortgage repayments. • He s fal …

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  • 4 fall behind on something — ˌfall beˈhind with sth derived (also ˌfall beˈhind on sth especially in NAmE) to not pay or do sth at the right time • They had fallen behind on their mortgage repayments. • He s fal …

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  • 5 fall behind — {v.} To go slower than others and be far behind them. * /When the campers took a hike in the woods, two boys fell behind and got lost./ * /Frank s lessons were too hard for him, and he soon fell behind the rest of the class./ * /Mary was not… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 fall behind — {v.} To go slower than others and be far behind them. * /When the campers took a hike in the woods, two boys fell behind and got lost./ * /Frank s lessons were too hard for him, and he soon fell behind the rest of the class./ * /Mary was not… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 fall\ behind — v To go slower than others and be far behind them. When the campers took a hike in the woods, two boys fell behind and got lost. Frank s lessons were too hard for him, and he soon fell behind the rest of the class. Mary was not promoted because… …

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  • 8 Fall — (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr. sfa llein… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 behind — [bē hīnd′, bihīnd′] adv. [ME bihinden < OE behindan: see BE & HIND1] 1. in or to the rear or back [to walk behind, to look behind] 2. at an earlier time; in the past [my joy lies behind] 3. in a former place, condition, etc …

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  • 10 fall — fall1 W1S1 [fo:l US fo:l] v past tense fell [fel] past participle fallen [ˈfo:lən US ˈfo:l ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move downwards)¦ 2¦(stop standing/walking etc)¦ 3¦(decrease)¦ 4¦(become)¦ 5¦(belong to a group)¦ 6 fall short of something 7 fall victim/prey… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 fall — 1 verb, past tense fell past participle fallen 1 MOVE DOWNWARDS (I) to move downwards from a higher position to a lower position: The rain had started falling again. (+out of/from/on): Wyatt fell from a second floor window. (+down): I m always… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 fall — fall1 [ fɔl ] (past tense fell [ fel ] ; past participle fall|en [ fɔlən ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 move downward quickly ▸ 2 become lower in amount ▸ 3 change to another state ▸ 4 lose power/control ▸ 5 hang down ▸ 6 belong to group/activity… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 fall — ▪ I. fall fall 1 [fɔːl ǁ fɒːl] verb fell PASTTENSE [fel] fallen PASTPART [ˈfɔːlən ǁ ˈfɒː ] 1. [intransitive] to go down to a lower price, level, amount etc: • Sales of new passenger cars in Europe fell 9.6% …

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  • 14 fall — /fawl/, v., fell, fallen, falling, n. v.i. 1. to drop or descend under the force of gravity, as to a lower place through loss or lack of support. 2. to come or drop down suddenly to a lower position, esp. to leave a standing or erect position… …

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  • 15 behind — Used for listed equity securities. At the same price but entered after your order/ interest, such as on the specialist s book. Antithesis of ahead of you. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. behind be‧hind 1 [bɪˈhaɪnd] adverb be/​get/​fall… …

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  • 16 Fall of the Ottoman Empire — issues cleanup=Sep 2008 refimprove=Sep 2008 wikify=Sep 2008 Republic of Turkey (superimposed upon modern borders). Some scholars argue the power of the Caliphate began waning by 1683, and without the acquisition of significant new wealth the… …

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  • 17 behind — I [[t]bɪha͟ɪnd[/t]] PREPOSITION AND ADVERB USES ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, behind is also used in a few phrasal verbs, such as fall behind and lie behind .) 1) PREP If something is behind a thing or person, it is on the other side of …

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  • 18 Not Afraid — For the Stephanie Smith album, see Not Afraid (album). Not Afraid …

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  • 19 behind — be|hind1 [ bı haınd ] function word *** Behind can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): The car behind us was flashing its lights. as an adverb (without a following noun): I stayed behind to take care of the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 behind — 1 /bI haInd/ preposition 1 at or towards the back of something: The cat ran out from behind a tree. | I got stuck behind a truck all the way to the airport. | Jane shut the door behind her. see front 1 2 not as successful or advanced as someone… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English