Thesaurus / fall behind
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Grania began to fall behind them, and Muadhan put her on his back and carried her till they came to the great Slieve Luachra.
GODS AND FIGHTING MENLADY I. A. GREGORY
Then she began to fall behind, at first slowly, then with increasing swiftness.
A MAN'S WOMANFRANK NORRIS
Philip Sidney lifted the latch of the door, saw her enter, and let it fall behind her.
SIR MORTIMERMARY JOHNSTON
But he strode on, at a pace which made her run lest she should fall behind.
"I'd know how to use it if I got it," he smiled brightly at me as we quickened our pace not to fall behind.
VANGUARDS OF THE PLAINSMARGARET MCCARTER
They soon tired, and had to slow their pace and fall behind.
SOUTH FROM HUDSON BAYE. C. [ETHEL CLAIRE] BRILL
Ashamed to fall behind, yet fearing to ride at such a pace on such a path, I urged my horse forward.
It is “when we fall behind ourselves” that “we are cursed with duties and the neglect of duties.”
FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN AND BOOKSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Assarac raised the hangings, and stepping quickly aside, gave place while he let them fall behind his comrade.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
To this last are attached two long strings or lappets, which fall behind the monarch's back to a level with his elbow.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.