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fall·ing short

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  1. falling short

    Synonyms:
    deficiency, inadequacy, deficit, shortcoming

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  1. Foundation Garrett Watson:

    ( I) f it ends up falling short, for any reason really, you do end up in a situation where you got to find alternative funding for the permanent spending, i think that's the big wildcard there from a longer-term deficit perspective.

  2. Michael Phelps:

    It’s just frustrating not setting Michael Phelps up like I should have, what I want most is to be racing the competition I need to be racing. I want to race Ryan and those guys. It’s frustrating falling short.

  3. G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy:

    Nietzche started a nonsensical idea that men had once sought as good what we now call evil; if it were so, we could not talk of surpassing or even falling short of them.

  4. Cory Booker:

    Make no mistake, this deal, while falling short of permanently eliminating Iran’s pathways to a nuclear weapon, succeeds in either delaying it or giving us the credible ability to detect significant cheating on their part and respond accordingly.

  5. President Biden:

    I’ve often said that we have only one true sacred obligation as Americans — to prepare and properly equip our women and men in uniform when we send them into harm’s way, and to care for them and their families when they return, yet for too many who are serving or have served, we are falling short.

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