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synonyms for drop behind

  • drop back
  • hang fire
  • hang off
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • hover
  • lag behind
  • pause
  • procrastinate
  • shrink back
  • shy away
  • stay back
  • stick
  • straggle
  • trail
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antonyms for drop behind

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  • forge ahead
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How to use drop behind in a sentence

Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Before he could finish the sentence the Hole-keeper said snappishly, "Well, drop out again—quick!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The Indian turned his head, and spoke to some one behind; one after another a score of figures rose.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
At a quarter past seven he took his leave and we let drop our anchor where we were, off Cape Tekke.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
In the centre of the room is an oval table; some dozen men are sitting at it; as many more stand behind their chairs.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DROP BEHIND

  • drop back
  • drop behind
  • hang fire
  • hang off
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • hover
  • lag behind
  • pause
  • procrastinate
  • shrink back
  • shy away
  • stay back
  • stick
  • straggle
  • trail
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.