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Meaning of “behind” - Learner’s Dictionary

behind

adverb     /bɪˈhaɪnd/
BACK
A2 at or to the back of someone or something: Somebody grabbed me from behind.After and behindBefore, after and already
SLOWER
slower or later than someone else, or than you should be: She's behind with the rent (= is late to pay it).After and behindBefore, after and already
PLACE
A2 in the place where someone or something was before: You go on ahead. I'll stay behind and tidy up. When we got to the restaurant, I realized that I had left my purse behind.After and behindBefore, after and already
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