be behind the times

be behind the times

1. To behave in an outdated way. Of course grandpa doesn't have a cell phone—he's behind the times, as usual.
2. To lack the latest information on a particular subject. Wait, Joe and Mara broke up? Wow, I'm behind the times!
See also: behind, times
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be behind the ˈtimes

be old-fashioned in the way you live, work, think, etc: You’re behind the times if you think a visit to the dentist has to be painful. OPPOSITE: be ahead of/before/in advance of your time
See also: behind, times
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