fall short of

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Antonyms for fall short of

fail to satisfy, as of expectations, for example

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(21) Nonetheless, important cases also fall outside these assumptions; in particular, these cases do not include one in which the socially optimal level of output exceeds the productive capacity of the economy (because distortions lead economic activity to fall short of an optimal level).
"I'm less concerned about the precise number, because let's stipulate right now, whatever various country targets are, it's still going to fall short of what the science requires," Obama said in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
"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.
That figure will include at least 30 schools in the region, where GCSE results fall short of government targets and where at least 30% of pupils receive free school meals.
But they fall short of the 90 per cent the government want by November as part of a scheme launched in January 2007.
The poor summer weather has prompted garden centre chain Dobbies to issue a warning that its full year profits will fall short of expectations.
Street Smarts from Christian Martial Arts addresses not only how the author dealt with bullying and other difficult situations--such as how he defused a potential fight in a seedy bar when he was confronted by a tough guy with seven friends--but also the spiritual dimension of faith in Jesus Christ as protection against the "fatal blow of the devil." "No matter what we do, how good we get, or how hard we try, we will always fall short of the perfection necessary to get into Heaven.
"However, it is unfortunate that despite this recognition in the report, the recommendations fall short of providing such adequate protection." (ANiC was formed in 2005 and includes Canadian Anglicans "in a state of serious theological dispute and impaired or broken communion" with the national church or their diocesan bishop.)
As a result, the proportion of trees in their peak producing years will fall in the next five to seven years, and natural rubber supply during this period will increasingly fall short of demand, according to IRSG forecasts.
Pushing love songs aside, Burt gets topical, targeting street violence and corrupt politicians, but even with assistance from acerbic new wave vet Tonio K., Bacharach's efforts as a lyricist fall short of his seasoned musical savvy.
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.
SHARES in fantasy wargames retailer Games Workshop were in retreat after management warned that sales and profits would fall short of market expectations.
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."