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lag

verb [I]  us   /læɡ/ (-gg-)
to move or advance so slowly that you are behind other people or things: John’s always lagging behind the others in the class.

lag

noun [C/U]  us   /læɡ/
a delay in the period of time in which events happen: [C] There is often a lag between becoming infected and the first signs of the illness.
Translations of “lag”
in Vietnamese tụt lại sau…
in Spanish retrasarse, quedarse atrás…
in Thai ล่าช้า…
in Malaysian bergerak perlahan…
in French traîner derrière…
in German zurückbleiben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緩慢移動, 掉隊,滯後…
in Indonesian tertinggal…
in Russian промежуток времени…
in Turkish (iki şey arasındaki) zaman aralığı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缓慢移动, 掉队,滞后…
in Polish opóźnienie…
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