come from behind

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come from behind

  1. (sports) To be in a winning position after having been in a losing position.
    • 2011 March 1, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2 - 1 Man Utd”, BBC:
      Chelsea kept their faint Premier League title hopes alive and damaged Manchester United's own ambitions as they came from behind to beat the leaders at Stamford Bridge.