How To Use Behind In A Sentence

  • Due to the bad weather, the building work was already behind schedule.
  • The fin's origin is relatively far behind the pelvic fin insertion.
  • The lower opening is formed by the twelfth thoracic vertebra behind, by the eleventh and twelfth ribs at the sides, and in front by the cartilages of the tenth, ninth, eighth, and seventh ribs, which ascend on either side and form an angle, the subcostal angle, into the apex of which the xiphoid process projects. II. Osteology. 4. The Thorax
  • Behind the scenes there are still a number of points that deserve attention,’ the unidentified official said, according to the semi-official Central News Agency.
  • The argument behind x is not quantitative, and we do not have an expression for its expected value under a null isolation model.
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  • Not only by the immense number of adherents that were won to his views during his lifetime, but also by the literary productions he left behind him, Tsong K'aba's influence has been great during the last five centuries of Tibetan history. With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple: Narrative of Four Years' Residence on the Tibetan Borders, and of a Journey into the Far Interior
  • Her partner deceives her, but she doesn't know it; her children fail, but she is told they succeed; she believes she has the admiration of others, but they laugh at her behind her back.
  • I overheard two fifteen year old girls behind me at the ATM planning to get together tomorrow night and eat ice cream and comfort each other when they didn't get any valentines.
  • But the motive behind her achievement was not self-interest alone, nor the desire to carry aloft the banner of feminism.
  • Grandma always lag behind when we go for a walk.
  • The unpleasant truth is that hiding behind private ownership only hides the fall in value from people who choose not to look.
  • They want something with character and a narrative behind it. Times, Sunday Times
  • She's so relaxed in behind but idles as soon as she hits the front.
  • Two rows behind the bench sits a sweet-faced junior college girl who just announced her intention to play for Oregon next year.
  • A delectable path, for example, runs up behind the cemetery, bordered by butterfly orchids and lithospermum and aristolochia and other plants worthy of better names; it winds aloft, under shady chestnuts, with views on either side. Alone
  • Helen closed the door behind the man, and said a silent prayer of thanks.
  • They left behind a huge pile of ripped bin bags overflowing with pizza boxes and cans. The Sun
  • British postal workers lag behind their continental counterparts. Times, Sunday Times
  • It feels as if all that laughter's going in a hyperbola above my head, with one of them sitting behind me and the other directly before me.
  • The Museum is looking to host exhibitions that celebrate major technological breakthroughs and the people behind them.
  • In the darkened room behind this diorama, a wall-sized video projection showed a seascape of lapping waves.
  • Rosie decides that a maternity fashion show highlighting her latest collection would be the perfect shower event because that is in no way a conflict of interest, and we soon learn the real motivation behind this choice -- a model casting montage in which LT wears a sequined capelet the color of Grimace from McDonaldland and tells the models to "serve and deliver. Una LaMarche: Pregnant in Heels Ep. 5: Serve and Deliver
  • A senior detective who led the hunt for two armed robbers behind a series of terrifying raids across Bradford today told of the desperate race against time to catch them before someone was shot.
  • I had the terrible feeling of being left behind to bring up the baby while he had fun.
  • Behind the scenes: Emerald City Supporters big opening night tifo banner Examiner California Headlines
  • The women, all middle-aged, were naked, masking their state of undress behind the banner.
  • She cast the door aside with a big wave of her hand, much to the delight of the girls behind her.
  • The car, a dark four-door saloon, drove off, leaving him behind.
  • Recollecting the day he saw Napoleon on the street, the poet imagines what must be the tumult of thoughts behind Caesar's moveless mask-the cities, the factories, the armies rising in the conqueror's dream of power.
  • Mr. SOARIES: Robert Tilton, Robert Tilton is a so-called televangelist who was discovered to have gotten prayer requests accompanied by money and then when an investigative reporter went behind his church he found all of those prayer requests dumped unopened. NPR Topics: News
  • Lee waved down the server behind the counter, who seemed to have been engulfed in conversation with one of the two men seated next to us.
  • From where she was sitting she could not see the twins watching the game from the other side behind the goal.
  • Will they unite behind the new leader?
  • From the time that I was tall enough to peer over the low, white-painted wall behind the goals, I would attend Easter Road: week in, week out.
  • Worse, as the streams bend to equalize pressure behind the foil, and may set up a turbulent gyre further slowing the foil by induced drag.
  • With nearly eight weeks of education behind us the faces of speakers were beginning to blend together.
  • The childfree are a diverse group of people, much like the reasons behind the choice not to procreate; however, childfree people tend to be less conventional, more highly educated, and professional. BlogHer - Comments
  • His work has been dragging behind recently.
  • His hair was starting to gray around the edges, and his eyes were sunken, hidden away behind bags and wrinkles that were now forming.
  • The final episode of this hard-hitting series delves into little-known horrors behind history. The Sun
  • A reed basket of ha'penny nails to go with it lay in the jumble of objects at the far end of the table; something perhaps left behind by the carpenters who had furnished the room. Sick Cycle Carousel
  • There was a Malay steward behind each chair, and over in the corner, silent but missing nothing, the squint-faced Jingo; even he had exchanged his loin-cloth for a silver sarong, with hornbill feathers in his hair and decorating the shaft of his sumpitan* (* Blowpipe.) standing handy against the wall. Flashman's Lady
  • We walked from behind a row of cars and along a walkway through the gardens.
  • Those buyers not up to speed might find they are left behind in the scramble to get onto the property ladder. Times, Sunday Times
  • It took me two days to do three "simple" jobs ... installing a shutoff valve behind a gas stove, replacing/fixing a tub faucet stem, and capping a sump pump. Projects You Shouldn’t Try To DIY | Lifehacker Australia
  • Johnson regained his composure and reassumed his position behind the podium. The Sportsman's Daily: Phelps' "Bong Binge" Gives Agent Severe Case of Paranoia
  • Here and there a mother turned her head to call back anxiously for the bleating lambkin lost behind the white curtain; and, dim and grotesque, the awkward strayling would come gamboling into sight. Virginia: the Old Dominion
  • How about reaching up your back from behind as if you wanted to fasten some buttons or tie an apron on?
  • I took the pint mug of white earthenware from the shelf behind her. Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences
  • In fact, I always behind you, and sent you a back.
  • Taormina fell behind with a rough start in fencing, which is new to her, but made up the gap quickly in the swim and overhauled the leaders in the run to finish with 5,704 points in her debut. USATODAY.com - Athlete of the Week breezes through Windy City
  • Sick of his persona - delicate emotions paired off with caustic cynicism - he creates a bogus doppelganger to hide behind.
  • Some days earlier, they'd left the hill country behind for the flanks of the mountains. A Time of War
  • Fitness instructors rarely explain the theory behind their routines. Times, Sunday Times
  • The move "bedward" was almost simultaneous and the drift toward slumberland not far behind. Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes The Quest of a Summer Vacation
  • As soon as the door closed behind her I hurried to the dirty window in the front room and I watched as she walked down the street looking remarkably out of place in the drab surroundings in her bright green dress.
  • The male scorpion fly possesses what is called a notal organ, a clamp behind its wings.
  • Place tip of tongue against ridge of tissue just behind upper front teeth and keep it there through the entire exercise. The Sun
  • He has left behind a secure home, a loving family and a glittering array of school prizes. Times, Sunday Times
  • I know enough about this issue to know that ESEA is the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the main federal law authorizing federal financial assistance to schools whose most recent instantiation is also known as No Child Left Behind. Matthew Yglesias » The Pointlessness of Reading Bills
  • Leaving them behind was not a good option. The Sun
  • Yet while pilotless drones are dehumanised and impersonalised, mobile phone ring tones and screensavers are instances of the humanity and personality of the people behind technology.
  • He stood four-square behind the Prime Minister in the dispute.
  • The row of cottages below and behind you, is known as Irish Row, named after some of the men who worked the mines.
  • Why do you have to go to law school and live with your girlfriend and leave me behind to languish and molder in this cursed workplace?
  • Gwen flashed an angry look at her and went around her to the door, shutting it tightly behind her.
  • Its wealth depended on the scientists who worked in a large lab behind the administrative block.
  • The frontier ran roughly north-westwards from London into the north-west midlands; Guthrum was to withdraw with his troops behind this line, where he was to be recognized as king of an independent kingdom.
  • Life in the little house behind the cobbler's shop was not calm. HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe
  • The musical instruments symbolize an underlying harmony behind nature's powers, to which the successful alchemist must himself be attuned.
  • A fight broke out behind me as we lined up to receive our food rations.
  • Yvonne took her customary seat behind her desk.
  • She reached the doors of the college cafeteria, slamming them behind her and locking the door. Times, Sunday Times
  • Not only does this process have much capital behind it - fed by the deep-pocket venture capital organizations of Silicon Valley an hour to the south - but it has its epigones in the press.
  • Vermont, far removed from all beasts of prey -- why is it that upon the sunniest day, if you but shake a fresh buffalo robe behind him, so that he cannot even see it, but only smells its wild animal muskiness -- why will he start, snort, and with bursting eyes paw the ground in phrensies of affright? Moby Dick, or, the whale
  • Gore then devised a plan to burn down the house, destroying any forensic evidence he might have left behind.
  • Behind that quietness his nerves are jangling, he's in a terrible state.
  • Amy went behind the screen at the sink and brought out a bucket and a floorcloth. THE WHITE DOVE
  • There are two large weights hung from pulleys behind the clock.
  • Behind the portcullis was a thick oaken door studded with steel. The Cloister and the Hearth
  • The theory behind a surge protector is to keep everything at more or less the same potential. voltage
  • Following close behind her, Lily could almost feel Marion breathing on her neck.
  • A beggar woman and her child took shelter on the verandah at night and left behind disquieting odours.
  • He set the computer aside and put his hands behind his back, sinking into the comfortable support of the cushions and allowing the memories to take him back.
  • Behind this carefully—constructed shield, he has lashed out savagely at those who have bettered him in the eyes of history and bettered him in the practice of Christian values.
  • Rubber blanks exploded through the bush I was crouching behind, but none hit me.
  • Nobody questions the wisdom behind the decision to set up the commission.
  • He spends his eight weeks of rehabilitation watching the lives across the courtyard behind his Greenwich Village apartment.
  • I could hear the old man behind me wheezing.
  • He grabbed a fistful of that lush cashew-colored hair that made Pink Jenny so popular, twisted her arm behind her in a vicious half nelson, and dragged her up to my face.
  • One night I was pouring my own drinks behind the upstairs bar.
  • Behind every green hill there's another hill, with eucalyptus groves and banana trees and terraced fields of sweet potato and manioc and corn.
  • Dick Brewer had taken refuge behind a thirty-inch sawlog near the mill, just one hundred and forty steps from the window near which this fierce little fighting man was lying, wounded to death. The Story of the Outlaw A Study of the Western Desperado
  • The sun was well down behind the snowy peaks before the bus made it to the top. The Crossing-Place
  • Alexia slipped the leash on the two Westies before bringing them to the kennel just behind the house.
  • Millner, keenly aware that an aromatic savarin au rhum was describing an arc behind his head previous to being rushed back to the pantry under young Draper's indifferent eye, stiffened himself against this last assault of the enemy, and read out firmly: "What relation do you consider that a man's business conduct should bear to his religious and domestic life? The Blond Beast
  • You could always join the 9/11 conspiracy mill and churn out another book or website dedicated to the allegation that the “EVIL” George Bush, Dick Cheney – or THE shadowy “right wing caba” is behind the horror of 9/11. Think Progress » Bartlett On Cancelled Maliki Meeting: ‘It Was Going To Be More Of A Social Meeting Anyway’
  • Behind our chalet, which my daughter christened the Magic House, rose our very own mountain, at least 50 metres high.
  • As former chief fire officer, Pat Forkan, recalls, his ability behind the wheel was unmatched.
  • The woman's hair flowed behind down to her waist where barrettes were clipped onto her coffee brown hair.
  • He said nothing as he took his horse's reins and mounted up, the pain causing sparks to flash behind his eyes and his vision to fuzz a little around the edges.
  • Across the upland above the cliff a ploughman drove leisurably forth and back, and always close behind his heels the earth was white with these birds inspecting the fresh-turned furrow. The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales
  • Another tomb of interest (and of which we will speak in extenso in the next instalment of this series) is the tomb of the Pope Clement II, the only pope to be buried north of the Alps. The statue, sculpted by the same (unknown) sculptor as the Horseman, was originally the slab of the tomb, which remains on the west choir, behind the cathedra: Catholic Bamberg: The Cathedral
  • Music leaked softly from the windows behind him, when he'd resumed his seat on the glider.
  • One can understand the rationale behind all of this. Times, Sunday Times
  • Juno Beach was six miles wide and the Germans had fortified the area immediately behind the beach.
  • Now he aimed and fired, lying "doggo" behind his favourite stone, while bullets from the enemy's trenches flattened themselves upon it, or buried themselves harmlessly in the dry hot soil. The Dop Doctor
  • In a sweeping half-moon behind me, the rugged, unspoiled Inishowen Peninsula rolls out across this little known spear of North West Ireland.
  • Hurry forward there, please—there are people waiting behind you.
  • The folks behind nearby cow juice-friendly club night Milk debut their new monthly venture Laid this Wednesday and, in keeping with the bar's theme and their own dairy fetish, White Russians are on special offer, along with various other made-to-order milky concoctions. Clubs picks of the week
  • There was nobody behind/on the counter when I went into the bank, and I had to wait to be served.
  • This week light was shed on the possible reasons behind this erratic display. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had a brace of pistols in his belt, a musquetoon under his feet, his naked sword behind him. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.
  • The fused parietals form the posterior two-thirds of the sagittal crest, expanding posteriorly to form a flattened, sculpted deck behind the supratemporal fenestrae adjacent to the squamosals.
  • A kaleidoscopic wall behind the sushi bar draws people into this Japanese restaurant.
  • Just then Edward handed Doctor Instow a goodly rasher of broiled ham, upon which was a perfectly poached egg; and directly after the man came round behind Jack, and quietly placed before him, with a whisper of warning that the plate was very hot, another rasher of ham, and at the first sight of it the lad began to shrink, but at the second glance, consequent upon a brave desire not to show his repugnance, he saw that it was a different kind of rasher to the doctor's, and that there was no egg. Jack at Sea All Work and no Play made him a Dull Boy
  • The film gives us a peep behind the curtain at a Broadway musical.
  • She walks directly towards the hand held camera that pans left to follow her as she disappears behind a column.
  • The idea behind the phrase 'la bella figura' was that one should always strive to look good. The Sun
  • The horse fell behind in the race.
  • The man behind us stopped playing his gusla, as if he understood what had been said. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Part V
  • The writer was a cockney through and through, and the story behind his creation is a particularly novel one.
  • Behind her cheerful facade , she's a really lonely person.
  • The intention behind not allowing the registration of cases is to keep the crime figures low thereby projecting a crimeless state. Why Dalits have slammed Mayawati's Sarv-jan Formula?
  • This a 200 per cent rise from the number of borrowers presently behind with their repayments. Times, Sunday Times
  • Then Hay wrestled a nylon bag crammed with playthings from the cargo space behind the third passenger seat.
  • The group that had been holding service behind the nursing home got the buildings and some church funds, while the ultraconservatives got some cash and church heirlooms.
  • We see not what is in the wallet behind
  • He identifies higher infrastructure spending and a rapidly expanding middle class as two key factors behind this growth. Times, Sunday Times
  • Only the most resistant blocks remain behind. THE EARTH: An Intimate History
  • Behind every brilliant best-selling author is usually a perceptive, savvy publisher.
  • The girl cast another glance behind, took a deep breath and stepped forward.
  • In the darkened theatre, I asked myself what became of her, but I found her in the seat behind me, gin-soaked and belching while she dozed.
  • The string-pullers behind this system have no national allegiances.
  • They lead the NFL in yards per carry behind a strong offensive line and a terrific fullback in Fred Reasley.
  • As long as Palin hides behind Facebook like a teenager lobbing untruths she will not be taken seriously. Begala calls Palin 'about half a whack job'
  • She stretched the way that a cat does, edging her pale arms through the slimy, greasy mess we left behind.
  • There is no reason why a gifted aircraft designer should also be a capable pilot. In the same way, a brilliant pilot can be a menace behind the wheel of a car.
  • When people are united behind a cause or a project, they can move mountains. Times, Sunday Times
  • There was a little portable television switched on behind the bar.
  • We were two months behind schedule, so I decided it was time to crack the whip.
  • The driving force behind a great organization is to never forget the passion and principles we all support in habitat work for the wild quail and all upland game. Quail Unlimited Implodes
  • Rome and her iniquities; the streets, deserted by the people, were trodden by French patrols; all was silent as the grave itself; and not a friend was there to bid them adieu; not a relative to speak a consoling word to the departing; and none to acquaint the unfortunates who remained behind with their terrible calamity! Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber Or The Influence of Romanism on Trade, Justice, and Knowledge
  • The E-3A Sentry aircraft, better known as AWACS, and the smaller, lesser-known TR-1, flew their missions in boring circles or straight lines far behind the fighting front. Red Storm Rising
  • Behind them another curtain of hail raced across the sea, embedding itself in the sand, turning the beach a glittering white. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • The storm was cloaked like a hidden monster behind a stratiform cloud veil (nimbostratus) with a little fractus in the foreground.
  • It was an overcast day, the light hidden behind grey clouds that smothered the sky and threatened to rain.
  • He told how he was stopped behind a tipper truck with his handbrake on when he heard brakes screeching.
  • In fact, it took a highly deceptive sales campaign to get Americans to support the invasion, and even so, voters were never as solidly behind the war as America's political and pundit elite.
  • The analysts reckon consumer demand for laptops and notepads was behind the modest upturn.
  • That's because she has traveled many of the nation's lakes, rivers and inlets behind the helm of her 34-foot Silverton, Buy the Hour.
  • She mocks their employer savagely behind his back and displays a kittenish charm to his face.
  • We had to put the cars behind the house, keep the lights out and so on. Times, Sunday Times
  • The homeless families now reside in an abandoned neighborhood advisory council building located behind the former police station.
  • Okay, now for the main point behind this meeting.
  • In contrast, conventional hydropower technologies often rely on the construction of tall dams that flood the area behind them.
  • Dundee began to disappear behind a white veil while Chick drank his way steadily down the half-bottle.
  • What's behind the smart suit and eager smile?
  • Letters were piled up behind the door, but no food or drink was found in the flat and it is feared she may have starved to death after becoming too afraid to go outside.
  • The booklet reflected the philosophy behind this managerial approach by showing the economic rationale behind subcontracting.
  • At irregular intervals, metal doors and gates gave access to whatever was behind the wall.
  • The hurricane left a trail of destruction behind it.
  • The other reason cuts on this scale have been possible is that the government has hidden behind Darling's tax increases, arguing fatuously that it should receive credit for keeping them in place. Tax cuts for high earners make no sense – give them to those on low incomes
  • So a few weeks ago, way, way behind the bandwagon, I discovered the Norah Jones album.
  • The stars gleaming and moon shining lit my way to the secluded hill as the noise of everyone behind me faded.
  • Misuse of alcohol and drugs are key factors behind offending by veterans and a high proportion of crimes are linked to domestic violence. Times, Sunday Times
  • She hid her true feelings behind a shield of cold indifference.
  • I began walking down the hallway but stopped when I heard two girlish giggles erupt from behind a room.
  • I was watching the scene from the kitchen end of the dining car, standing just behind Emil, Cathy and Oliver.
  • Another man came from behind me and removed his richly plumed helmet.
  • Behind the apparent cross-party consensus on social mobility lie two profound philosophical differences. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wade stepped inside and closed the inner door behind him.
  • Each of these sugary sweet snaps was masking trouble behind the scenes. The Sun
  • There was a brief flare of white light, and the Goddess vanished, leaving only a smattering of loose tinsel behind.
  • It suited her to be behind the scenes, where she could be a part of the artistic excitement but bask happily out of the spotlight.
  • Smurfit is the second-largest North American maker of containerboard and corrugated boxes behind International Paper Co. Containerboard is made from trees or recycled containerboard. Smurfit Deal Is Set
  • Behind the easy-going persona is a thoughtful man with a razor-sharp football mind. Times, Sunday Times
  • A ragged man emerged from behind the tree.
  • Only one paragraph made it into the case file seen by the independent reviewer, who is responsible for signing off on the methodology behind payouts. Times, Sunday Times
  • As the resolution of these screens increase, we will be able to pack more information behind each lenticule and provide a clearer better 3D image. Original Signal - Transmitting Digg
  • Behind him an antique grandfather clock slowly ticks away. Times, Sunday Times
  • The guns were set inside of hills, beneath reinforced concrete bomb shields, and concealed behind immense iron firing ports.
  • You simply use a split stance - your feet spaced about hip-width apart, one foot forward, the other behind you.
  • He left a promising military career behind to join the priesthood.
  • Yet conservation of this heritage is a century behind terrestrial archaeology, and as public fascination with it increases, so do the threats.
  • The passports came from his friend `Picasso", who worked in the Perservancia, the casbah of Bogota rising behind the Hilton Hotel. BLACK EAGLES
  • There have been deals cut behind closed doors that are going to provide benefits for individual senators and their states, whether it's Vermont, Nebraska, or Florida," Chambliss grumped. Healthcare reform passes, freakout continues - poli
  • She screamed to the sky, raising her fists as if to try and hit the superlunary force behind it.
  • You're not the only one cowering behind the sofa this series. The Sun
  • I yelled, but he was gone, the doors swinging shut behind him.
  • I put my hands behind my head to prop my skull up so I had a clear view of the ocean.
  • Now he is the puppet master behind a NATIONAL rescue. The Sun
  • With a 33 km mountain run behind me and a 67 km white-water kayak ahead, I felt pain, dread, exaltation, jubilation, anticipation, fear and joy - give me more emotions.
  • The cousins and aunts and uncles left behind? The Tribes Triumphant
  • Behind Luff has soccer association president after all the tribulus prosperous uneven standard support.
  • The facts behind the scandal are sure to emerge eventually.
  • Behind-the-scenes assistance came from influential figures in politics and the arts, including U. S. Sen.
  • He sensed more than heard the scuffle of trainer shoes on concrete behind him and threw a casual glance over his shoulder.
  • Learning the motivation behind his mask and moniker is the tip of the iceberg in a story spanning the globe from the United Kingdom to war-torn Afghanistan to the drug war in Mexico. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Comic Book | My[confined]Space
  • One of a phases is a brand new SSC, though there is a lot happening behind a scenes. student development student staff meeting june 23rd 2009

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