get behind

phrasal verb
got behind; got behind or gotten behind; getting behind; gets behind

Definition of get behind

1 : to fail to do something as quickly as required or expected We've been getting further (and further) behind (schedule). We got behind with our car payments.
2 : to support (someone or something) The proposal may succeed if a few more people get behind it.

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“Get behind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20behind. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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