slump behind (someone or something)

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slump behind (someone or something)

To droop, hunch, or collapse behind someone or something. The injured soldier slumped behind the small partition to avoid the gunfire. She came and slumped behind me on the ground, resting her head on my shoulder.
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Can you imagine?</i>--but in the evenings after her friends have gone and the lemon sun slumps behind the orange trees she can't help but ache to be popular again, to feel the heat rising from flash bulbs-- that electric thrill of being wanted-- god, to be wanted once more before it's too dark.