fall behind

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Synonyms for fall behind

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

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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.
The Department for Education and Skills says the project will allow teachers and parents to keep a closer eye on progress and will make sure struggling children will get help sooner so they don't fall behind.
To fall behind in that race can be very costly, as General Motors has shown.
It serves as a safety net for those who could fall behind with studies.
58% in 2003 according to the Consumer Bankers Association's 2003 Automobile Finance Study, fall behind in your car payments and the possibility of a visit from a repo man becomes reality.
An early penalty saw Causeway fall behind with Benn Rhodes lotting the ball past stand-in stopper Mark Whitehouse.
We don't want to fall behind or lose the place we've carved out for ourselves.