fall short

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Synonyms for fall short

fail to meet (expectations or standards)


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However, States Fall Short on Help for Housing reveals that less than half of the announced expenditures will be used as intended.
Whilst a proportion of this shortfall should be recovered when the delayed Azerbaijan sales are recorded in 2012, any continued softening of global economic conditions would mean that the group is likely to fall short of meeting expectations for the current year.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) (LSE: TYT) (TYO: 7203), a Japan-based automaker, has reported that the domestic production for 2011 is likely to fall short of three million vehicles, the Asahi Shimbun has reported.
However, it is unfortunate that despite this recognition in the report, the recommendations fall short of providing such adequate protection.
The proposals came after the BOJ decided at the previous May 19-20 meeting to maintain the current account balance at the long-standing 30 trillion to 35 trillion yen range but noted it may allow the balance to fall short of the range if liquidity demand is exceptionally weak.
An antiretroviral medication under development may work in HIV-infected patients for whom existing drugs fall short.
Furthermore, until larger issues such as international fish export agreements are addressed, local efforts to prevent wildlife extinction will fall short.
Failures range from the worst-case scenario of projects that are not completed, to projects that are over budget or that fall short of expected goals and objectives.
When they fall short of them we have to take appropriate action.
The reason is that qualified Texas students who fall short of the 10 percent cut believe they won't be able to get into the state's top schools.
Hard disk-based systems alone fall short in authentication, data longevity, media flexibility and cost.
Full-year leasing appears likely to fall short of 10 million SF for the first time in recent memory.