fall below

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References in classic literature ?
After the first jerk as I reached the end of the rope that had been paid out to let me fall below the pit's edge they lowered me quickly but smoothly.
Their fashion of philosophizing, however, is well suited to persons whose abilities fall below mediocrity; for the obscurity of the distinctions and principles of which they make use enables them to speak of all things with as much confidence as if they really knew them, and to defend all that they say on any subject against the most subtle and skillful, without its being possible for any one to convict them of error.
Sometimes I rise above my level, sometimes I fall below it; but always I fall short of the things I dream.
The Treasury yield curve has been warning about a recession, but market watchers say it's about to send an even stronger message as the 10-year yield looks set to fall below the 2-year note yield.
Chidu Narayanan, economist at Standard Chartered Bank, said the series of rate cuts may start this Thursday as the April inflation is expected to fall below the midpoint of the two to four percent target set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).
"This means that about 23.1mn Filipinos (from 28.8mn in 2015) had incomes that fall below the poverty threshold in the first semester of 2018," said Perez.
Schools fall below the government's performance threshold if pupils fail to make enough progress across eight subjects - with particular weight given to English and maths.
As a result, its public float will fall below the minimum required 10 percent imposed by the regulators.
New Delhi: The cabinet gave approval to a new procurement policy under which one scheme will focus on compensating oilseeds farmers if rates fall below the MSP.
According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) Sunday, temperatures will fall below zero across the country Monday and stay there throughout the week.
Summary: Transparency InternationalEe's 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index was released: over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories tracked fall below the mid-point 50-mark, with a global average score of just 43.
MORE than half of homes in Scotland fall below the energy efficiency standard, campaigners have warned.