What is another word for falling short?

216 synonyms found


[ fˈɔːlɪŋ ʃˈɔːt], [ fˈɔːlɪŋ ʃˈɔːt], [ f_ˈɔː_l_ɪ_ŋ ʃ_ˈɔː_t]

Synonyms for Falling short:

How to use "Falling short" in context?

If you say someone falls short, you imply that they haven't achieved as much as they should have. They may not have achieved what they wanted to, or they may have achieved less than they thought they would. This can be due to a range of reasons, such as not putting in the effort or not having the right tools. falling short can mean a failure, but it can also have negative implications. For example, if someone falls short in their job, they may not be paid as well as they should be, or they may be given less work.

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