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"He fell behind in/on his rent."
Which preposition (in, on) is more appropriate right after "behind"?
'with' would be better still.
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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"On the rent" here. He fell behind on his mortgage.