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    Can you imagine being able to print your favorite dishes at home at the touch of a button? Even big companies are behind the trend.



    What does the underlined part mean?


    Thanks!

    Jason

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    Re: behind

    It means they are in favor of the way things are going. I am a little curious about "print your favorite dishes". Does that mean recipes?

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    Re: behind

    Ah, that's a thought, Mike - I thought we were in the realms of 3D printers and people were actually starting to print plates and bowls at home!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: behind

    Or the Jetsons.

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    Re: behind

    I think that's just gone over this English girl's head. The who?
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    Re: behind

    It was futuristic cartoon. The Jetsons had an appliance that would instantly create the meal you selected from the computer. Did you get the Flintstones in the UK?

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    Re: behind

    WIIIIILLLLLMMMMAAAAAA! (That would be a yes!)
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    #8

    Re: behind

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I am a little curious about "print your favorite dishes". Does that mean recipes?
    I too wish Jason would answer this one.

    We can already print out our favourite recipes at the touch of a button.

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    #9

    Re: behind

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...glish/behind_1 Definition#3 should fit the OP's sentence.

    Not a teacher.

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    #10

    Re: behind

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    Even big companies are behind the trend.
    There are two possible meanings that I can see.
    Even big companies support the trend.
    Even big companies have not yet caught up with the trend.

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