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29 / 04 / 2004

TO FALL-5: meaning and examples

Good morning everybody!

Today we look at another expression with the verb to fall.

Today's expression with fall is: to fall short

It means: to not reach a certain level or to not achieve something that you were trying to do.

Example 1
The PSOE fell short of a majority in parliament.

Example 2
The company has fallen short of its annual objectives, which explains why its stock-market value has also fallen.

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