Thesaurus / falling behind

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We are head and shoulders above other nations in invention, and just as fast as possible, we are falling behind in the birth rate.

Her Father's DaughterGene Stratton-Porter

The English were falling behind so far that it was said, in 1870, that half the watchmakers' tools in England were in pawn.

Time Telling through the AgesHarry Chase Brearley

He watched the three climb the pulpit stairs, and come up to the figure in the chair—Sam, with tact, falling behind.

On Christmas Day In The EveningGrace Louise Smith Richmond

He wore his hair slightly long, falling behind without queue or powder.

Strange True Stories of LouisianaGeorge Washington Cable

The task of the machine men has been increased; in consequence, I am falling behind in my work.

Then he rose again, and, falling behind us, stood in silence with bent head and folded fingers.

AyeshaH. Rider Haggard

The pace slackened, and he noticed that he and Schmidt were falling behind.

The governor received them very cordially; and they, falling behind, accompanied him.

One doesn't want them to report, you know, that such and such families of our smart set are falling behind for lack of means.

The SpendersHarry Leon Wilson

In the meantime, Turkey had learnt nothing new, and was falling behind.

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