Thesaurus / lag behind

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They invariably keep up, and oftener come out ahead than they lag behind.

The Education of American GirlsAnna Callender Brackett

Is it to lag behind and vainly pursue an equitable adjustment which is rendered fleeting by judicial forms?

When we walked abroad with nurse I was sure to lag behind to look at other children, or gaze into shops.

Parkhurst BoysTalbot Baines Reed

Presently they slowed, and later Bill was seen to lag behind.

SkyriderB. M. Bower

The second generation of Frankish theologians did not lag behind the first.

I often suffered my mule to lag behind, and indulged in the misery of reflection.

FrankensteinMary Shelley

Are we to lag behind the other self-governing nations of the Empire in this essential duty?

Anybody else who wishes may go along, but nobody shall come 145 who will lag behind and complain of the distance.

The preparation of transport ought not to lag behind the despatch of reinforcements.

Lessons of the WarSpenser Wilkinson

He was quite excited that he should have discovered her thus, and Sergius Zamoyski did not lag behind him in interest.

Aladdin of LondonSir Max Pemberton

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