fall behind with (something)

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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 able to satisfy 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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Karl Bestford had fallen behind with his rent when landlord Simon Meech went round to collect some money from him, Newcastle Crown Court was told.
But Bestford, who owed more than PS11,000 after two county court judgements, had fallen behind with his rent.
He said: "I have fallen behind with my bills but I'm on top of things now.
UHY Hacker Young said since HMRC lost its status as a preferred creditor in 2003 it has been quicker to close down companies that have fallen behind with payments.
Anthony Thomas, partner UHY Hacker Young said, "HMRC is now clamping down on companies who have fallen behind with payments much earlier and more frequently.