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The teacher was standing behind me, looking over my shoulder.
Some papers had fallen behind the cupboard.
Harry went out and shut the door behind him (=after he had gone through it).
Someone grabbed me from behind and pulled me to the ground.
You walk ahead and we’ll follow along behind.
The other runners were a long way behind Benson.
The manager was sitting behind an enormous desk.
We could hide behind those bushes.
The project is already a month behind schedule.
I’m sorry your suit isn’t ready yet. We’ve got a bit behind with things.
Within a few months she had fallen behind with her rent.
A few people stayed behind to clear up.
They left two of us behind to guard the luggage.
Some of the equipment got left behind.
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.
Davis is still behind in recent opinion polls.
At half time, our team was behind by 12 points.
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.