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Meaning of “fall behind” - Learner’s Dictionary

fall behind

phrasal verb with fall     /fɔːl/ verb [I] ( past tense fell, past participle fallen)
to not do something fast enough, or not do something by a particular time: Lucy's been falling behind in her homework again.Failing and doing badly
Translations of “fall behind”
in Chinese (Traditional) 落在後面, 落後…
in Russian отставать…
in Turkish bir programın gerisinde kalmak, yetiştirememek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 落在后面, 落后…
in Polish zostawać w tyle, mieć zaległości…
(Definition of fall behind from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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