get behind (with something)


get behind (with something)
ˌget beˈhind (with sth) derived
to fail to make enough progress or to produce sth at the right time

I'm getting behind with my work.

He got behind with the payments for his car.

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  • get behind — phrasal verb Word forms get behind : present tense I/you/we/they get behind he/she/it gets behind present participle getting behind past tense got behind past participle got behind 1) [intransitive] if you get behind with work or payments, you… …   English dictionary

  • get behind — verb to lag or linger behind (Freq. 1) But in so many other areas we still are dragging • Syn: ↑drag, ↑trail, ↑hang back, ↑drop behind, ↑drop back • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get behind sb — UK US get behind sb/sth Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► to support somebody or something: »If every member of the top management team doesn t get behind this project, it s never going to work …   Financial and business terms

  • get behind sb/sth — UK US get behind sb/sth Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► to support somebody or something: »If every member of the top management team doesn t get behind this project, it s never going to work …   Financial and business terms

  • get behind sth — UK US get behind sb/sth Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► to support somebody or something: »If every member of the top management team doesn t get behind this project, it s never going to work …   Financial and business terms

  • To get behind — Get Get (g[e^]t), v. i. 1. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased. [1913 Webster] We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To arrive at, or bring one s self into, a state,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To get away with — Get Get (g[e^]t), v. i. 1. To make acquisition; to gain; to profit; to receive accessions; to be increased. [1913 Webster] We mourn, France smiles; we lose, they daily get. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To arrive at, or bring one s self into, a state,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • get — [ get ] (past tense got [ gat ] ; past participle gotten [ gatn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 obtain/receive ▸ 2 become/start to be ▸ 3 do something/have something done ▸ 4 move to/from ▸ 5 progress in activity ▸ 6 fit/put something in a place ▸ 7 understand… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • get — /get/ verb past tense got, past participle got especially BrE gotten especially AmE present participle getting RECEIVE/OBTAIN 1 RECEIVE (transitive not in passive) to be given or receive something: Sharon always seems to get loads of mail. | Why… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • behind — Used for listed equity securities. At the same price but entered after your order/ interest, such as on the specialist s book. Antithesis of ahead of you. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. behind be‧hind 1 [bɪˈhaɪnd] adverb be/​get/​fall… …   Financial and business terms


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