What does fall short of mean?

Definitions for fall short of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall short of(verb)

    fail to satisfy, as of expectations, for example


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall short of in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fall short of in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Officer Mauro Moretti:

    We have to consider the interest of our investors... and it is reasonable to give them a choice... but I do not want to fall short of resources for investments.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Commander Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson:

    It is critical that we maintain standards of professional behavior in a training environment, notwithstanding the determinations regarding drug use, the reviews made clear that acceptable standards of conduct were not always maintained. We demand all Airmen serve with integrity and professionalism and hold Airmen whose actions fall short of Air Force standards fully accountable.

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