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*behind schedule

having failed to do something by the appointed time, especially the time given on a written plan. (*Typically: be ~; fall ~; get ~.) We have to hurry and finish soon or we will fall behind schedule. The project is behind schedule by six months.
See also: behind, schedule

behind schedule

happening or done later than the time that was planned The project is behind schedule because several people are off sick.
Opposite of: ahead of schedule
See also: behind, schedule
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Work on repairing an important commuter and tourism rail ink is also behind schedule.
But the pool will be six months late and the indoor arena and velodrome is 21 months behind schedule.
But the extensive renovation work has fallen behind schedule - giving the 305 children, aged from four to 11, an unexpected extension to their summer break.
5 billion so far and is running years behind schedule.
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CASTAIC -- The planned Castaic High School, needed to meet the community's growing population, is at least three years behind schedule because of rising construction costs and delays in acquiring the property.
TSA's Secure Flight runs four months behind schedule, report says.
CROKE Park will be at full capacity for the All-Ireland finals - despite construction of the northern end of the stadium being six weeks behind schedule at one point.
It notes that NASA's actions at the start of the program in 1984 set the stage for the current problems - which include satellites three years behind schedule and bearing a price tag nearly triple the 1986 estimates for their construction and launch.
The well is behind schedule because of slow drilling rates of 5 feet per hour through several thick sections.
The Exchequer figures show that tax revenues accruing to the Government are running EUR340m behind schedule.
And most likely, the baby will arrive about a week behind schedule.
Due to the increased demands on the drilling industry in Nevada, drill rig availability has caused our drilling program to be slightly behind schedule.
Scot Shields is back from the World Baseball Classic, admittedly behind schedule but certainly richer for the experience.