And now, the final WordMaster@Work edition for the summer of 2010!
- To fall behind or get
behind (in work, on payments, on appointments, etc.) is to BECOME late (= behind
schedule) because you're doing less than expected.
To be behind or run behind is to already BE late.
- fall behind または get
be behind または run behind は、すでに遅れている、という意味です。
- This cold of mine is making me fall behind in my work.
- She has a credit card balance of $15,000?! How could someone get so behind on their payments?
- (e-mail message)
Sorry this reply is so late. I just got back from a business trip, so I am a little behind in my e-mail.
- (on the phone)
Sorry, but I'm really running behind this morning. Can I call you back later?
- They're running behind with the move into their new store and probably won't be open for business until the end of October.
See you on Friday for the WordMaster Challenge!