Behind and Next


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Behind adverb – In or to or toward the rear.
Next is a synonym for behind in following topic. In some cases you can use "Next" instead the word "Behind" as an adverb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like after.
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Next adverb – At the time or occasion immediately following.
Behind is a synonym for next in order topic. Sometimes you can use "Behind" instead the word "Next" as an adverb or an adjective.
Synonyms for Next

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  • Single Woman Seeks Good Man But when his flight is accidentally grounded in his old home town ten years later, he realizes that he needs to rediscover many of the character traits he left behind in order to court his highschool crush, a small town "girl next door" character.
  • They addressed this with powerful cards in the next expansion that only worked if you were behind ... which then made it more advantageous to be behind ... which was addressed with powerful cards that only worked if you were ahead in the following expansion... and the cycle of life continues.
  • Plank Gag A subtrope of Slapstick and Amusing Injuries, this is an old gag where Alice is carrying long items such as planks, logs, poles, or ladders, turns around and accidentally hits Bob, who was standing behind or next to her.
    Source: Plank Gag
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