behindhand


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Synonyms for behindhand

behind schedule

Synonyms for behindhand

not being on time

not on time

so as to fall behind schedule

Synonyms for behindhand

behind schedule

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in debt

References in classic literature ?
Yap, feeling the withering influence of this scorn, tucked his tail in and shrank close to Tom's leg, who felt a little hurt for him, but had not the superhuman courage to seem behindhand with Bob in contempt for a dog who made so poor a figure.
The other old man was not behindhand with some moral reflections on this fruitful theme, and both adduced a mass of evidence, of such weight as to render it doubtful--not whether the deceased was of the age suggested, but whether she had not almost reached the patriarchal term of a hundred.
Or to be the effect of a behindhand technical level of agriculture, which delayed the historical evolution of common property Romanian Village?
Each stage of the project involves dealing with numerous entities in the public sector where governance is behindhand.
Nothing, in my opinion," Churchill wrote, "would more surely dishearten Germany, than the certain proof that as the result of all her present and prospective efforts she will only be more hopelessly behindhand.
William Hazlitt, a British essayist of the late 18th century, summed up what everyone knew: "The public is so in awe of its own opinion that it never dams to form any, but catches up the first idle rumour, lest it should be behindhand in its judgment, and echoes it till it is deafened with the sounds of its own voice.
While, given the Pacific body's long history as a repository of colonial myth, I am perhaps more inclined to believe that the discourse of Island style produces a mode of knowledge that serves to sustain, rather than challenge, existing social relationships, dismissing outright the expressive social body would be behindhand.
Nor had Dickens been behindhand in keeping up with them.
God be thanked, Ours [that is, members of the Society of Jesus] are not behindhand in this polemical arena.
Yeats may note the importance of autobiographical writing but by the time he comes to start his own autobiographical project he is already behindhand.
He and Elizabeth also took up farming, which they continued hopefully for years despite their predictable lack of success: "They kept a Dairy Farm at Sutton," remembered one friend, "had seven milch cows, but they always sold their Butter cheaper than their Neighbours, as they had not the least idea of oeconomy, [so] that they were always behindhand and in arrears with Fortune.