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I've been ill – that's why I'm behind everyone else in maths 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 right behind you.
Not everyone in the Cabinet was behind Thatcher'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.
This is the British English definition of behind. View American English definition of behind.