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English definition of “get behind”

get behind

phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got, US gotten)
If you get behind with work or payments , you have not done as much work or paid as much money as you should by a particular time .Borrowing, lending and debtDelaying and wasting time
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