fall behind
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to fail to keep up) 
a. rezagarse 
He's fallen so far behind in class, it will be difficult for him to catch up.Se ha rezagado tanto en las clases que le va a ser difícil alcanzar a los demás.
Stella wasn't as fit as the other walkers and soon fell behind.Stella no estaba en tan buena forma como los otros excursionistas y pronto se quedó atrás.
2. (to fail to meet a commitment; used with "with" or "in") 
My illness meant that I'd fallen behind with work commitments.Mi enfermedad hizo que me retrasara con mis compromisos laborales.
b. atrasarse 
He had gotten into debt and fell behind with the mortgage payments.Se había endeudado y se atrasó con los pagos de la hipoteca.
fall behind
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. quedarse rezagado(a) 
fall behind
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(in race etc) quedarse atrás; rezagarse; (with work, payments) retrasarse;
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