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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Over the last 12 years he has cut the ribbon on many new enterprises promising hundreds of new jobs only to have deals fall flat and the businesses never materialize.
The company's No Salt Added flavors fall flat, but you can perk them up with garlic, ground cumin, cayenne, and chili powder.
But with the lower prices, mom-and-pop tortilla shops around the country have used more corn-based tortilla mix instead of corn flour-based products, making Minsa's revenues fall flat.
As a spinning coin, or disc, begins to fall flat it rattles with increasing speed until it abruptly stops.
In a dry year," Webb says, "the fungus would fall flat on its face.
The fine art of apology and contrition is the focus of entire college courses, dissertations and books, but such expressions can be very effective or fall flat on their face," said Butterworth.