behind the curve

idiom

Definition of behind the curve

chiefly US, disapproving
: slower about doing something than other people, companies, etc. We are behind the curve when it comes to advances in medicine.

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“Behind the curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/behind%20the%20curve. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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