Behind As A Preposition
Behind means at or in the rear of.
- The boy was hiding behind a bush.
- The driver sits behind the wheel.
- The old man lagged behind.
- We were left behind when the bus went. (= The bus went without us.)
Behind can also mean not making good progress, late and similar ideas.
- John is behind other boys of the same age.
- He is behind with his rent.
Sections in this article
Be as an ordinary verb
Be as an auxiliary verb
Modal Auxiliary Verbs