behind/off schedule


: later than planned
We finished behind schedule.
: doing or finishing something later than planned
If we get too far behind/off schedule we will not be able to catch up later.

Examples of behind/off schedule in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ships thrown off schedule can have ripple effects at other ports along their routes. Laura Curtis,, 7 June 2023 The project has been thrown off schedule repeatedly since construction started in early 2020, with supply-chain problems due to the pandemic and concerns from city building inspectors over some of its materials and techniques. Bethany Baker, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Dec. 2022 That backslide has contributed to drives getting off schedule and stalling in the red zone. USA TODAY, 5 Nov. 2022 Watson usually in the shotgun and forced to make a lot of plays off schedule. Stephanie Stradley, Houston Chronicle, 2 Oct. 2020 The European planemaker and its US rival Boeing Co. are contending with supply chain and production headaches that have knocked the build of new planes off schedule by months. Danny Lee,, 5 June 2023 Alabama, meanwhile, looked just as off schedule as the offense. Michael Casagrande |, al, 10 Sep. 2022 Hoyoverse may be trying to play catch-up, as Shanghai COVID lockdowns delayed past patches and got them off schedule a bit. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 14 Aug. 2022 Then the coronavirus pandemic knocked the city-by-city project off schedule for several months. Dewayne Bevil,, 6 Nov. 2021 See More

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“Behind/off schedule.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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