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synonyms for fall behind

  • chase
  • falter
  • lag
  • pull
  • dally
  • dangle
  • dawdle
  • delay
  • dog
  • drag
  • draggle
  • draw
  • droop
  • extend
  • flag
  • halt
  • hang
  • haul
  • hunt
  • linger
  • loiter
  • plod
  • poke
  • procrastinate
  • pursue
  • shadow
  • shag
  • spook
  • spoor
  • stalk
  • straggle
  • stream
  • tail
  • tarry
  • tow
  • trace
  • track
  • traipse
  • trudge
  • bedog
  • bring up the rear
  • drop back
  • fall back
  • follow a scent
  • hang back
  • hang down
  • nose out
  • poke along
  • string along
  • tag along
  • take out after
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antonyms for fall behind

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  • advance
  • carry on
  • complete
  • finish
  • forward
  • go
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • ignore
  • leave
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • push
  • rise
  • run away
  • rush
  • shorten
  • speed
  • stop
  • tiptoe
  • lead
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How to use fall 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
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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 left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The Indian turned his head, and spoke to some one behind; one after another a score of figures rose.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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