Definitions for fall short

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall short, come short(verb)

    fail to meet (expectations or standards)

Wiktionary

  1. fall short(Verb)

    to be less satisfactory than expected; to be inadequate or insufficient

Anagrams for fall short »

  1. short-fall, shortfall

  2. Short-fall

  3. Shortfall

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Confucius:

    To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    I'm less concerned about the precise number, because let's stipulate right now, whatever various country targets are, it's still going to fall short of what the science requires.

  3. Barack Obama:

    You're always going to fall short, because if you're hitting your marks, that means you didn't set them high enough, we don't score a touchdown every time, but we move the ball forward.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never ever fall short of true love i.e. never be deficient of true love. Rather, be saturated with true love and remain saturated with it. For, you ought to be loveful and never hateful.

  5. Howard Orloff:

    I feel like a starving man who waited 3 years for a feast and who was just given a handful of rice, i’m excited and appreciate the SEC efforts but they clearly fall short of expectations.


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  • недостаточный, бытьRussian

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