[Corpora-List] adverbial 'behind'

Marc FRYD marc.fryd at univ-poitiers.Fr
Sat May 29 15:48:02 CEST 2010

Hi everyone,

In the second episode of "The Wire," one of the characters says the following: "[I am] sorry they lost their daddy behind what happened". This is in reference to some kids losing their father after he was shot. Is anyone familiar with this particular usage of 'behind'?

Best, Marc

-- *Dr. Marc FRYD* Faculté des Lettres et des Langues Université de Poitiers 95 avenue du Recteur Pineau 86022, Poitiers, France

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