Thesaurus / drop behind

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I frequently spoke to Dio, for fear any accident should make him drop behind, when he might have a difficulty in finding me again.

With Axe and RifleW.H.G. Kingston

The women and children soon began to drop behind; but the men pressed on, leaving the helpless and despairing women behind them.

For the TempleG. A. Henty

One is chosen out and is given a nut which he is to drop behind some child.

Games for EverybodyMay C. Hofmann

If you see a revolver in his hand, you must drop behind the counter as quickly as possible.

The Boy BrokerFrank A. Munsey

The poor sailing qualities of the "Nancy" had forced her to drop behind, and the fleet was then about a day in advance of her.

Every time a man fell out we subalterns had to drop behind with him and give him a chit.

She was observed to be leaking badly, to drop behind, and to be in danger of capture.

All of a sudden we saw him drop behind a bush and lie still.

The Boy Scouts of Bob's HillCharles Pierce Burton

As the day advances and the warriors become tired, they drop behind.

He suggested that he drop behind, leave his horse, and take a chance at potting a tire from the shrubbery at the roadside.

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