behind/off schedule

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of 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.

Word by Word Definitions

behind play
  1. : in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from

  2. : in, to, or toward the back

  3. : later in time

  1. : in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of

  2. used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer

  3. : following in order

  1. : buttocks

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest

schedule play
  1. : a written document

  2. : a statement of supplementary details appended to a legal or legislative document

  3. : a written or printed list, catalog, or inventory

  1. : to appoint, assign, or designate for a fixed time

  2. : to place in a schedule

  3. : to make a schedule of


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