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English definition of “fall behind”

fall behind

verb uk phrasal verb with fall   /fɔːl/ us    /fɑːl/ (fell, fallen)
to fail to do something fast enough or on time: He was ill for six weeks and fell behind with his schoolwork. I've fallen behind with the mortgage payments.
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