come up short of

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Definition of come up short of

: to fail to achieve We came up short of our goal.

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“Come up short of.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20up%20short%20of. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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