behind in something

behind in (something) not finished at the expected time.

Jed was behind in school and didn't graduate with the other kids his age.


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  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • get behind (with something) — ˌget beˈhind (with sth) derived to fail to make enough progress or to produce sth at the right time • I m getting behind with my work. • He got behind with the payments for his car. Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • behind in — (something) not finished at the expected time. Jed was behind in school and didn t graduate with the other kids his age …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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… …   Financial and business terms

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  • 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 …   English World dictionary

  • behind-the-scenes — if something happens behind the scenes, it happens secretly, especially when something else is happening publicly. The Government presented a united front to the cameras, showing no sign of the behind the scenes discord of the last few days.… …   New idioms dictionary

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