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fall behindTo be progressively below average in performance.
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leave behindTo abandon.
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behind barsIn jail or prison.
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behind closed doorsPublic disclosure.
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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.
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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.
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behind the bitAn equestrian term, meaning that the horse is evading the bit.
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behind the counterOf drugs, dispensed by a pharmacist without needing a doctor's prescription or other form of compliance.
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behind the scenesIn secret; out of public view.
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behind the eight ballAt a disadvantage.
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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.
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wet behind the earsInexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning.
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keep up withTo manage to remain beside or just behind that is moving away from one.
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stand upTo stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.
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dog itTo underperform; to lag behind; to fail to exert effort.
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get something over withTo do something quickly and hastily; without procrastination, especially so as to have something unpleasant behind oneself.
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has-beenA formerly popular or influential person whose popularity or effectiveness has peaked and is now in decline. Typically said of professionals or celebrities whose primary success is behind them.
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he who hesitates is lostone who is not quick to act gets left behind.
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hot on somebody's heelsClose behind; pursuing or following closely.
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in the wake ofIn the noticeable disturbance of water behind .
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look backTo look behind oneself.
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out of sightThe notice was out of sight behind the door.
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second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.
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shotgunA play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.
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stand backTo stand a long way behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a fast bowler.
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third stringA unit of players that plays behind the first and second strings; a junior varsity team.
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