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Engelsk adjektiv: behind

1. behind having the lower score or lagging position in a contest

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBehind by two points.
The 8th inning found the home team trailing.

Uttrykk med lignende betydningdown

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)up

Engelsk substantiv: behind

1. behind (i anatomi) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe deserves a good kick in the butt.
Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)arse, ass, backside, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, fundament, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbody part

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenebody, torso, trunk

Engelsk adverb: behind

1. behind in or to or toward the rear

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe followed behind.
Seen from behind, the house is more imposing than it is from the front.
The final runners were far behind.

2. behind remaining in a place or condition that has been left or departed from

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen he died he left much unfinished work behind.
Left a large family behind.
The children left their books behind.
He took off with a squeal of tires and left the other cars far behind.

3. behind of timepieces

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clock is almost an hour slow.
My watch is running behind.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)slow

4. behind in or into an inferior position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFell behind in his studies.
Their business was lagging behind in the competition for customers.

5. behind in debt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe fell behind with his mortgage payments.
A month behind in the rent.
A company that has been run behindhand for years.
In arrears with their utility bills.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)behindhand, in arrears

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