English Preposition Behind In
Learn English Behind In Preposition

Grammar Prepositions- Lesson Eighteen

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Behind In preposition in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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behind in

behind in = late / not keeping up

 

1. He fell behind in his rent, so his landlord told him to leave.

(fall behind in: to be late in making payments or the completion of work)

 

2. He’s behind in some of his classes, so his parents found a tutor to help him.

(When a person is “behind in” a class, he or she is having trouble completing or understanding the work that is assigned.)

 

3. He’s behind in his yard work.

4. The jockey doesn’t want to fall behind in the race. (He doesn’t want to lose.)

5. Woodrow Wilson probably would have fallen behind in the election results in 1916 if he hadn’t been against U.S. involvement in World War I. He changed his mind in 1917 after Germany attacked U.S. ships.

 

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