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I've been sick – that's why I'm behind everyone else in math and French.
Technology in Eastern Europe was at least 20 years behind the West.
The Americans were falling behind in the competitive world of automobile design.
You're doing a great job, and I want you to know we're behind you all the way.
Not everyone in Congress was behind Roosevelt's policies.
When it came to a crisis, they all rallied behind their leader.
With the trauma of the divorce behind her, Sandra could look forward to a better life.
Sure, I made some bad mistakes, but I want to put all that behind me now and think about the future.
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