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behind schedule

Not having progressed as much as is necessary to meet a particular deadline. I'm so far behind schedule that I'll never get this report done by Friday. Thanks to the flu, I'm now behind schedule in my party preparations.
See also: behind, schedule

*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
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A source said to be familiar with Sharp's production operations had spoken to the news wire service, but did not specify how far behind schedule the company is.
I've said before that we're slightly behind schedule when it comes to qualifying for the top four playoffs so we need some points.
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Projects of over 45,000 MW currently under construction are running behind schedule. Projects behind schedule include around 35,000 MW of thermal power projects and rest 10,000 MW of hydro power projects.
Lieber's statement on Monday asserted that the authority is behind schedule.
ONE of Liverpool's most famous steam engines, Princess Elizabeth, will haul the Coast to Coast Express, on Saturday, July 4, after restoration of the Royal Scot locomotive fell behind schedule.
THE Government's ambitious programme to rebuild or refurbish every secondary school in England is up to pounds 10bn over budget and almost two years behind schedule, a damning report concluded last night.
Sunderland was also delayed, the first race going off around half an hour behind schedule.
More than 100 people attended a public meeting to discuss a number of issues on the estate, which is already behind schedule.
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The Wachusett project is two years behind schedule and nearly $12 million over budget.
It is now running nine months behind schedule. Significant delays also crept into the schedule for the 1.2m b/d Khurais field, in addition to slippages on the Shaybah and Nu'ayyem fields and expansion of the Hawiyah gas plant.
Like too many projects, it is over budget and behind schedule.
Now nearly two years behind schedule, the pool's cost has spiralled from pounds 3.3m to nearly pounds 7m after a series of problems with the site, including asbestos.
Even a new version of the 737 "will be composite in some form or another." Carson conceded that the manufacturer is "behind schedule in Italy" on 787 production but insisted that "rollout and first flight" still will occur next summer.