fall behind with (something)

fall behind with (something)

1. To not be as current with some task as one should or ideally would be. I fell behind with my schoolwork when I had the flu.
2. To not be up to date on one's current financial obligations. All of those medical bills have caused me to fall behind with the rent.
See also: behind, fall
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