Definition of 'fall short'
Example sentences containing 'fall short'
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Only as a mother, perversely enough, did Alma fall short of this acquired perfection. LOST CHILDREN (2001)You have had more opportunities than most, and yet you, too, fall short. A SONG AT TWILIGHT (2001)It's very easy for people outside the Church to jeer at clergymen, but no matter how often we fall short of our ideals -' ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2001)
Synonyms of 'fall short'
be lacking, miss, fail, disappoint
Trends of 'fall short'
Used Occasionally. fall short is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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