Do you know the English expression “to fall behind“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Ben: Keith was in hospital for a month, but now he is back at school and struggling.
Gloria: Why is he struggling?
Ben: He fell behind the other students while he was ill.
Does it mean:
a) fall over behind people
b) make less progress than other people
c) stand behind someone
d) make others move at a slower pace
The answer is below! ↓
Answer: b) make less progress than other people