fall behind

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Synonyms for fall behind

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

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might still fall behind because they don't have super-fast connections," Ren said.
Furthermore, retailers with a brick-and-mortar presence, on average, tend to fall behind their online-only competitors when it comes to capturing in-app demand.
When licensed professionals fall behind on their student loans, they risk losing their license and, with it, their ability to work.
One in six (16%) people say they are likely to fall behind in January as a result of Christmas spending, an increase from 11% last year and equivalent to an estimated 7.97 million people across Britain, according to research from National Debtline, run by the Money Advice Trust (MAT) charity.
MANILA, Philippines The government may possibly fall behind its P482.1 billion deficit target for 2017, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
Global Banking News-August 29, 2017--Former Barclays boss says banks could fall behind in blockchain technology adoption
And she admitted: "It is easy to fall behind when you have so much going on in your life."
If Penn State upsets Michigan State, the Spartans could fall behind the Cardinal as well.
The manufacturing employers' organisation EEF has found that 94% of firms in the region are innovating, keeping pace with their peers elsewhere in the UK to make sure they do not fall behind competitors.
We have established a system of support called Performance Concerns, which means that everyone is in the loop when students start to fall behind. We also tie it to attendance.
Adageo Bob was so impressive when beating him in the heats and may have had the going against him on the outside when getting up on the line to dead heat in his semi at odds of 4-9, while Won't Fall Behind has been a sensation in the competition so far after surprisingly smashing out and making all in her heat to beat Bridge Ruth by six lengths, she was just as impressive when doing it the hard way and coming from behind in her semi final.
It shows that if it wasn't for weekends, and in particular Sundays, we would all fall behind with domestic chores and admin duties