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fall short

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1 to be unsuccessful
  • The movie fell short of its viewers' expectations.

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2 to go wrong
  • The biography falls short by neglecting to explore the subject's faults as well as his virtues.

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“Fall short.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fall%20short. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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