Bedeutung von “behind” — Learner’s Dictionary


preposition us uk /bɪˈhaɪnd/
Extra Examples
She ran off and hid behind a tree.The sun peeped out from behind the clouds.I stayed behind after class to speak to the teacher.The sun vanished behind the trees.We walked close behind them.

A1 at or to the back of someone or something:

Close the door behind you.
The warehouse is behind the store.
The letter had fallen behind the desk.

B1 slower or less successful than someone or something:

Our team is 3 points behind the winners.
The building work is already behind schedule (= late).

causing something, or responsible for something:

What was the reason behind her decision to leave?

B1 giving your help or support to someone:

The group is 100 percent behind her.

If a bad experience or your own bad behaviour is behind you, it does not exist or affect your life now:

He's put his criminal past behind him.

(Definition von “behind preposition” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)