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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fall short

    Synonyms:
    be defeated, come short, fail, lose, miscarry, miss

    Antonyms:
    achieve, attain, flourish, prevail, prosper, succeed, thrive, win

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall short, come shortverb

    fail to meet (expectations or standards)

    Synonyms:
    come short

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fall short

    Synonyms:
    fail, be deficient

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fall short

    Synonyms:
    be deficient, be inadequate

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#2032miss
#2636fail
#3169lose
#179405miscarry

How to use fall short in a sentence?

  1. Flavio Volpe:

    If you’re not asking what more you can do, we’re all going to fall short.”

  2. Rich Hill -LRB- 6-8 -RRB-:

    I put that on myself with the walks, i don’t think that that puts us in a very good position. So, I’m just going to point the finger at myself and I think that’s what I will do every single time I fail. It’s not trying to look in another direction. You’ve got to look at yourself in the mirror and find out, hey, where did we fall short and how can we improve? That’s across the board.

  3. Confucius:

    To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

  4. Steve Rosenthal:

    Personal returns alone fall short.

  5. 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.


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