drop behind Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “drop behind” in the English Dictionary

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drop behind

phrasal verb with drop uk   /drɒp/  us   /drɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
to get ​further behind or away from something or someone: As the ​pacequickened, Pepe ​began to ​drop behind. She ​stopped going to ​classes and ​dropped behind in her ​schoolwork.
(Definition of drop behind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drop behind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 落后,掉队,跟不上…
in Chinese (Traditional) 落後,掉隊,跟不上…
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