come from behind Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “come from behind” in the English Dictionary

"come from behind" in British English

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come from behind

to ​succeed in ​winning after being in a ​losingposition in a ​game: England came from behind to ​beatScotland 2–1.
(Definition of come from behind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come from behind”
in Chinese (Simplified) (比赛中)成功实现逆转,后来居上…
in Chinese (Traditional) (比賽中)成功扭轉劣勢,後來居上…
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“come from behind” in British English

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