Synonyms of 'in arrears'
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They were falling behind with their mortgage payments.
If you say that a change or an event is overdue, you mean that you think it should have happened before now.
I'll go and pay an overdue visit to my mother.
Thesaurus for in arrears from the Collins English Thesaurus
If someone is in arrears with their payments , or has got into arrears , they have not paid the regular amounts of money that they should have paid.