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    Question Fall Behind In/On

    "He fell behind in/on his rent."

    Which preposition (in, on) is more appropriate right after "behind"?

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    Re: Fall Behind In/On

    It's "in".

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    Re: Fall Behind In/On

    'with' would be better still.

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    Re: Fall Behind In/On

    NOT A TEACHER.

    I don't see anything wrong with using "on." Perhaps this is a matter of American English versus British English.

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    Re: Fall Behind In/On

    A Scandal and a Debt
    In the new year, however, he fell behind with his rent and wrote to his landlord Captain John Hamilton...

    Maine Budget Matters Gov. LePage’s Budget Proposal is Bad for Maine Families and Workers
    Families and individuals often apply for GA when they are in crises like the loss of a job, something that would cause them to fall behind in paying their rent or paying for heat.


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    Re: Fall Behind In/On

    "On the rent" here. He fell behind on his mortgage.

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