I left my gloves behind.
An example of behind is when the chair was placed in the back of the woman; the chair was behind her.
An example of behind is when the train arrives an hour late; the train is behind schedule.
An example of behind is a car following another; following behind.
An example of behind is a student sitting in the last row of a class room; sitting behind the class.
An example of behind is leaving something is a place that you have already left; leaving your coat behind.
An example of behind is a late mortgage payment; being behind in a mortgage payment.
An example of a behind is the rear end.
We walked behind.
I fell behind in my payments.
Don't fall behind in class.
My watch is running behind.
He sat behind her.
The broom is behind the door.
Their worries are behind them.
The leaders have the army behind them.
The police were hard behind the escapees.
To walk behind, to look behind.
My joy lies behind.
The girl he left behind.
To drop behind in one's studies.
To fall behind in one's dues.
The train was running behind.
The dead leave their wealth behind them.
To be behind schedule.
Behind the hill.
His apprenticeship was behind him.
The person behind.
I'm ranked sixth in the French class, behind five other pupils.
To look behind.
He left behind a legacy of death and sorrow.
He stayed behind after the war.
Origin of behind
- Middle English bihinde from Old English behindan ko- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English behindan.