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    Talking 152-behind schedule?

    Hello all

    Look at the following sentence:

    (The bus was apparently "behind schedule"), and the driver failed to stop at the station although

    I have two questions:

    1-What does (behind schedule) mean?

    2-Is (behind) a good preposition to come with (schedule)?

    Thanks all

    Matilda

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    Default Re: 152-behind schedule?

    "behind schedule" means the bus was late. According to the printed schedule, the bus was supposed to arrive at 8:00, however, it was 8:20 and the bus still had not arrived. It was behind schedule.

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    Talking Re: 152-behind schedule?

    thanks.
    but what about the second question?
    can i use BEHIND for it?
    is BEHIND a suitable preposition for it?

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    Default Re: 152-behind schedule?

    Yes, in this example, behind is a suitable preposition.

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