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  1. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop backverb

    to lag or linger behind

    "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

    Synonyms:
    draw, give chase, chase after, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, train, drag out, tail, embroil, dredge, dog, shack, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, go after, sweep, track, tag, chase, cart, drag, drop behind

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  1. hang back

    Synonyms:
    hesitate, falter, be reluctant

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How to use hang back in a sentence?

  1. Jim Manley:

    Her modus operandi has been to hang back and let the process play out. She is playing the long game, i am not sure what the future holds for her, but I think she is determined to carve out a role within the party for many years to come.

  2. Jim Manley:

    She's a very important figure, her modus operandi has been to hang back and let the process play out. She is playing the long game.

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