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English definition of “behind”

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
(Definition of behind adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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