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    optimistic pessimist is offline Member
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    fall too far behind

    Hi teachers!

    1. She has fallen too (far/ much )behind.

    2. She is too (far/ much) behind.

    In the cases above, which word would be better, far or much?

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: fall too far behind

    "far" [behind indicates position and distance, not quantity]

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    Re: fall too far behind

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    "far" [behind indicates position and distance, not quantity]
    "If you don't do your homework dilligently, you may fall too much behind in your classwork." Is that not possible?

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