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  • v. To be late (for a regular event)
  • v. To be progressively below average in performance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
  • v. retreat


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  • JM advises that the sooner you fall behind then the more time you will have to catch up.

    July 17, 2011