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Synonyms for fall behind

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  1. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede(verb)

    retreat

    Synonyms:
    unload, fall asleep, misplace, lose, draw back, mislay, drop off, retire, withdraw, retreat, turn a loss, lapse, fall away, drift off, dope off, relapse, recidivate, fall back, dawdle, pull away, drop away, recur, resort, set down, recede, put down, doze off, move back, nod off, regress, drop, suffer, discharge, miss, drowse off, retrogress, lag, pull back, slip, flake out

  2. lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind(verb)

    hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

    Synonyms:
    lag, immure, recur, incarcerate, relapse, retrogress, dally, linger, lapse, remand, regress, imprison, jug, dawdle, fall back, put behind bars, lose, gaol, jail, resort, recede, drop off, put away, recidivate

How to pronounce fall behind?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say fall behind in sign language?

  1. fallbehind

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#2032miss
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#5685discharge
#6848suffer
#7628jail
#8206retreat
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#12529retire
#13205misplace
#14447lag
#20051jug
#21097lapse
#25141relapse
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#28374unload
#32577linger
#39147regress
#46382recur
#61103gaol
#63983recede
#74223imprison
#81209dally
#155167incarcerate
#218314dawdle

How to use fall behind in a sentence?

  1. Maori Proverb:

    Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

  2. Mike Manazir:

    We're going to fall behind on the benefits for having an unmanned attribute inside the air wing, that's where I'm frustrated - when something's ready to go and ... it advances our warfighting capability why wouldn't you?


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