falling short

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02 percent in the first quarter of this year falling short of the target of 6.
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And now we find that those Americans with a phytonutrient gap are falling short when it comes to immune-boosting nutrients too.
3) To attack a person for his or her conservative values by focusing an inordinate amount of attention on a single example of that person falling short (or being perceived as falling short) of the values they espouse.
This resulted in box office receipts for the top 12 films falling short of last year's by 22 percent.
5% in January, falling short of some analysts' estimates.

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