Fall behind and Stop

Fall behind

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Fall behind verb – Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..
Stop is an antonym for fall behind in follow topic.
Antonyms for Fall behind


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Stop verb – To bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end.
Fall behind is an antonym for stop.
Nearby Words: stopped, stopper, stopping, stopover
Antonyms for Stop
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  • The mere act of pulling the emergency brake when someone wanders onto the tracks will stop a train, but it will also likely put a lot of wear on the brakes, damage the cargo, and make the train and every other one on the same track fall behind schedule.
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Stop and Fall behind. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/fall_behind/stop
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