Environmental concerns are not the reason Romney is trailing in the polls, but they're not helping.
Brother-team Dan and Jordan Pious were trailing heading into the final legs of The Amazing Race 16.
In none of them is Obama over 50, but leading is better than trailing.
Newt Gingrich is trailing Mitt Romney by a wide margin in the latest polls for the Republican primary in Florida.
Kashkari is trailing Donnelly in the polls by an average of six points.
With one hand he clutched at the dressing-gown, the girdle of which was trailing behind him.
At a second glance Jake noticed that the Horse was trailing the rope.
Often I've watched them trailing down the valley in a cloud of dust.
They were trailing a hot scent, a pastime as well as a work that was their life.
He pointed to where the morning mist was trailing itself in quickly dissolving wreaths and vanishing wisps over the mountain.
c.1300, "to hang down loosely and flow behind," from Old French trailler "to tow," ultimately from Vulgar Latin *tragulare "to drag," from Latin tragula "dragnet," probably related to trahere "to pull" (see tract (n.1)). The meaning "follow the trail of" (an animal, etc.) is first recorded late 14c. Related: Trailed; trailing.
early 14c., "trailing part of a robe, gown, etc.," from the source of trail (v.). The meaning "track or smell left by a person or animal" is also from 1580s. Meaning "path or track worn in wilderness" is attested from 1807.