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behind schedule

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not being on time

not on time

so as to fall behind schedule

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behind schedule

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"Each stage of the project involves dealing with numerous entities in the public sector where governance is behindhand. The bureaucratic complexity of the process was a key factor in preventing the rollout of PPP projects," its said.
"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." (12) Churchill's fundamental goal as first lord was to ensure that Britain remained decisively ahead of Germany in the naval competition.
The Interior Ministry issued the decree 53 days behindhand. Upon creation of the interdepartmental coordination office and the group to counter illegal re-export of fuel, Interior Ministry officers stopped 4 vehicles and citizen Akmatov accompanying them on June 30 near Chon-Talaa village in Batken oblast upon suspicion of fuel smuggling.
To Darwin's amusement, his transcriptions from the evidence of fossils strike some people in South America and in England, "who are a century behindhand," as "useless and impious" (373-74).
"As your Conduct has not been of late the most agreable [sic] to Us as we could Wish and have not Exerted yourself In forwarding the Companys Affairs thro wilfulness or Indolence whereby the repairs and buildings are behindhand, by not keeping the Companys Servants strictly to Work who are Lazy enough of themselves without having Bad examples We have therefore thought proper to recall you and Richd Smith." (69)
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. The bodies of Pacific people may be determined by their islandness, but they are only determined within discourses that could be otherwise.
Instead, the state intervention has been spatially selective and temporally behindhand. The fact that most of the initiatives of legalising informal housing units are still lunched usually just before election announcements shows that there is not real political will and commitment to deal with the problem.
In fact it is the highest perfection of swordsman skill [...] We know our English citizens will not be behindhand in appreciating a true genius, let her race be what it will.
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.
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."
New Zealand was the more reticent and behindhand in proclaiming a nationalism in writing and the arts.
Greetham's argument, though, is that this tendency to be 'behindhand' has finally been overcome.
These emerged from the process of analysis previously described, in which some decisions were found to be more on time, some behindhand; some lived up to intentions more than others; some were more satisfactory to those concerned.