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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydrop behind
he/she/itdrops behind
present participledropping behind
past tensedropped behind
past participledropped behind

Related dictionary definitions

  1. same as drop back (sense 2)

    Mary dropped behind to walk with Sam.

    Jensen has dropped behind into last place.

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