To get behind

to fall in the rear; to lag.

See also: Get

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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WATERFORD star Austin Gleeson says they've given their supporters a team to get behind once again.
Wilson said: "We want as many people as possible to get behind the Welsh team and we're delighted that businesses are getting behind us too with these fantastic gestures.
Swanswell's viewpoint is echoed by Mike McAdam, founder and trustee of Don't Be That Someone, a not-for-profit campaign which calls for more driving education for young people before they are old enough to get behind the wheel.
TYRONE'S GAA stars are to get behind the fundraising campaign for Twitter star - and big Ireland fan - Oscar Knox.