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English[edit]

Prepositional phrase[edit]

behind the eight-ball (comparative more behind the eight-ball, superlative most behind the eight-ball)

  1. (idiomatic) In a difficult situation or tight spot.
    After his last two projects failed, he was really behind the eight-ball.
    He was desperate, playing behind the eight-ball.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Rarely used before a noun.