fall behind

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Synonyms for fall behind

hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc

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Too many children fall behind and never catch up, and some secondary schools have become little more than exam factories, the Confederation of British Industry said.
It took less than two minutes for them to fall behind from Braga striker Alan, who doubled their lead before two goals from Hernandez and one from Jonny Evans sealed the comeback.
Patients of an organisation called The Union, which are able to provide expensive, artificial organs, take out high interest loans to cover the cost and if they fall behind three months with repayments, repossession men such as Remy (Jude Law) and Jake (Forest Whitaker) arrive to knock the donor unconscious and retrieve the valuable organ.
If the government, instead of having a narrow focus on a limited number of targets for cancer, had looked more systematically at why cancer outcomes in Britain fall behind those of other European countries, they would have identified the need for earlier awareness of symptoms and earlier access to diagnosis years ago.
MORE and more landlords will fall behind with their mortgage payments unless the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) system is reviewed, says Landlord Assist.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You" tells the story of two individuals and their relationship, with a heavy focus on the psychological aspect.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders' forecasters expect half a million people to fall behind with mortgage payments this year.
A Financial Services Authority spokesman warned: "You will no longer own your home and could still be evicted if you fall behind with your new rental payments.
Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is taking an increasingly aggressive stance against businesses that fall behind with tax payments, according to research from Wrexham-based accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young.