Clearly much more remains to be done, and practice is lagging too far behind the rhetoric.
Last week Emanuel was beckoned to head an existing but lagging effort.
The party at the White House showed no signs of lagging long after the president finished giving his victory speech in Chicago.
What is striking, however, is the extent to which you can look at Rubio as a lagging indicator for the Republican Party.
In this economy, at this time, the federal budget deficit is something of a lagging indicator.
Night fell early, and in the lagging hours of darkness we were cheered by a change for the better in the weather.
Generally there are two rings for each length of lagging; for 5-ft.
With lagging steps she made her way to her own room, her heart as heavy as lead in her bosom.
The lagging was added a piece at a time as concreting progressed.
The plank had floated off either from the platform or from the lagging somewhere on that level.
"fail to keep pace," 1520s, earlier as a noun meaning "last person" (1510s), later also as an adjective (1550s; e.g. lag-mon "last man"), all of uncertain relationship, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian lagga "go slowly"), or some dialectal version of last, lack, or delay. Related: Lag; lagging. The noun meaning "retardation" is from 1855. First record of lag time is from 1951.
lagging lag·ging (lāg'ĭng)
Retarded or diminished movement of the affected side of the chest in pulmonary tuberculosis.
A convict: lags who escape from the county pokey (1930s+ Underworld)
To arrest or imprison a criminal (1940s+ Underworld)