English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "lag"

The movie lagged a bit at the beginning, but then the action started, and it was greatI was able to keep up at the start of the race, but began to lag behind after a mile or so.

The movie lagged a bit at the beginning, but then the action started, and it was great.

The young boy lagged behind after school, waiting for his friends.

Universities are lagging behind when it comes to putting women in decision-making positions, according to a new study.

Don't lag after school; we need to go straight to the dentist for your appointment.

There is a bit of a lag between the time I push the button, and the time the microphone starts working, so wait half a sec before you begin speaking.

Our state has lagged behind the rest of the country in terms of economic development, largely due to this government's financial policies.

James always lagged behind his classmates, and finally the teacher realized it was because he had a learning disability.

Development of high-tech industries in our country is lagging, and we need to take measures to catch up with the rest of Europe.

H. G. Wells once stated, In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done, and a serious attempt to do it.

Maria Montessori once remarked, What is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?

Online seminars are useful, but often the lag between a message and its reply can be somewhat long.

For many years, the teaching of vocabulary has lagged behind other advances in ESL instruction.

In the 6th century, China was an extraordinarily advanced culture, and the Japanese rulers felt that their country was lagging behind.

Although anti-smoking policies have been being widely implemented in the developed world, they are lagging far behind in the poorer nations.


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