Behind Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. “But despite these successes,” he warns, “there remain real concerns about high levels of bycatch and the reasons behind them. 1
2. 'There you are,' said a voice behind me. 1
3. " he said, his eyes on the portrait of a plump full-chested young man in a stock and a blue coat, with a view of a white-columned country-house behind him. 1
4. " No, I wasn't behind you, I've been here for some tame. 1
5. " Pa, please ride behind us or in front of us. 1
6. "African states should stand behind the ICC as a crucial court of last resort," said Oby Nwankwo of Nigeria's Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre. 1
7. "After the operation, I put a little screw behind each of your ear, " he explained. "All you have to do is tighten the screws each time you see a wrinkle appear on your face. 1
8. "Digital character is this idea that almost everybody these days leaves behind a giant digital breadcrumb trail," she says. 1
9. "For years, we hid behind our press IDs (identification cards) as a shield against danger in covering conflict areas in the southern Philippines," broadcast journalist Ed Lingao told Reuters. 1
10. "He went behind the counter and got a half ounce of prussic acid . The pure stuff, undiluted. " Then he let Old Man Fellows take a little whiff of it. 1
11. "He won't do it -- he hasn't got the guts!'' said a mocking voice from behind. 1
12. "If Egypt freezes its programme now because of the Fukushima nuclear disaster it will fall behind in many science research fields for at least the next 50 years, " she warned. 1
13. "Immediately afterwards two large women came up to him from behind and claimed they had seen someone excreting down onto the street from above, " police said in a statement. 1
14. "It is too early to bet on a consumer renaissance, because consumers are still facing severe headwinds from declining employment and reduced wealth. But the worst appears to be behind us," said Gault. 1
15. "Le Petit Livre Bleu" focuses specifically on the man behind the cryptic cartoons, original Smurf author Pierre Culliford, aka Peyo. 1
16. "Pedophile" had been the word used in the file at the school, the crime insinuated in the conversations taking place behind his back. 1
17. "Pre-economic situation is better, higher coupon rate , the market in the chase phase" and is now "worrying" stage, the credit market worries behind corporate debt liquidity situation. 1
18. "Sometimes things are in the air, " said Trey Laird, the advertising whiz behind campaigns for Donna Karan and Gap. 1
19. "Sometimes things are in the air, " said Trey Laird,(This website/trey.html) the advertising whiz behind campaigns for Donna Karan and Gap. 1
20. "The age of corporatism must be put firmly behind us," he proclaimed. 1
21. "The idea behind my C-3PO design was a mechanical man, almost skeletal, with exposed gears, pulleys, and hinges, " writes Sillof. 1
22. "The philosophy behind Maemo was to find a way of bringing computer technology to a mobile device, " says Janne Heikkinen, director of product planning for Nokia. 1
23. "The terraces behind the House of the Moralist have collapsed, bringing down the garden wall," Pompeii superintendency said in an emailed statement, blaming the heavy rainfall for the smashup. 1
24. "There seemed to be skepticism regarding whether Obama's intellectual background actually translated into policies that the mostly left-leaning audience could get behind, " Mr. Hartman said. 1
25. "Three parts onstage, seven parts behind. " The traditional drums, gongs, and fiddles have been replaced by advanced sound equipment, a slide projector, and a synthesizer. 1
26. "We've been against any sort of normalization with Qaddafi because we've always believed he was behind it, " he said. "This was state-sponsored terrorism." 1
27. "You know, the world is going to breathe a sigh of relief when that moving van pulls out from behind the White House and is heading back to Texas, " she said. 1
28. "Your writings, my child," the Guru's voice sounded behind me, "live in piousness. 1
29. 37A section of Lake Nasser in Egypt, a massive reservoir behind the Aswan High Dam on the Nile River, seen from the International Space Station in January of 2010. 1
30. A : Would you please disrobe behind the screen and lie down on the sofa with the sheet? 1
 

Behind

[bəˈhīnd]

PREPOSITION

behinds (plural noun)

  - at or to the far side of (something), typically so as to be hidden by it.

  - in a line or procession, following or further back than (another member of the line or procession).

  - in support of or giving guidance to (someone else).

  - after the departure or death of (the person referred to).

  - less advanced than (someone else) in achievement or development.

  - having a lower score than (another competitor).

ADVERB

  - at or to the far side or the back side of something.

  - remaining after someone or something is gone.

  - further back than other members of a group.

  - (in a game or contest) having a score lower than that of the opposition.

  - slow or late in accomplishing a task.

  - in a place or time already past.

NOUN

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En