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fall behind

phrasal verb with fall uk   /fɔːl/ us   verb fell, fallen
[I] FINANCE to not make a regular payment at the time you should: fall behind with sth We started to fall behind with our mortgage payments when my husband lost his job.
[I or T] to not finish work at the time you planned or promised to finish it: fall behind by three weeks/six months/10 days, etc. Severe weather conditions caused the construction project to fall behind by over three months. If we fall behind schedule we may lose the contract.
[I or T] to not make as much progress as someone else: Companies that failed to modernize fell behind quite dramatically.
(Definition of fall behind from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall behind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 落在后面, 落后…
in Turkish bir programın gerisinde kalmak, yetiştirememek…
in Russian отставать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 落在後面, 落後…
in Polish zostawać w tyle, mieć zaległości…
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