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get behind

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Verb

Infinitive
to get behind

Third person singular
gets behind

Simple past
got behind

Past participle
(UK) got behind, (US) gotten behind

Present participle
getting behind

to get behind (third-person singular simple present gets behind, present participle getting behind, simple past got behind, past participle (UK) got behind, (US) gotten behind)
  1. (literal meaning) (transitive) To move to a position behind (something).
    I got behind the wheel of my new car.
  2. (transitive) To give one's support to (a person, project etc.)
    We all need to get behind our leader.
  3. (intransitive) To fail to keep to a schedule; to fall behind.
    Hurry up with packing those cases. We're getting behind.

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