Behind and In front


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Behind adverb – In or to or toward the rear.
In front is an antonym for behind.
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In front adverb – At or in the front.
Behind is an antonym for in front in topics: earlier, ahead in position or time.
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  • Video Game / Spy Hunter A big boat called "Doctor Torpedo" fires torpedoes at you from behind or in front.
  • The Maze You can only see a few steps in front or behind because the only illumination is a gem you carry with you.
    Source: The Maze
  • Useful Notes / The American Civil War The difference was that now soldiers were digging trenches without a fortress behind or in front of them.
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