fall short of expectations

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Definition of fall short of expectations

: to not be as good as people thought would be the case Earnings fell short of expectations.

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“Fall short of expectations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20short%20of%20expectations. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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