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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Americans continue to fall short in taking steps to protect their credit.
The two-year deficit elimination plan includes a mechanism that triggers expenditure reduction if actual operations fall short of the plan.
Statements made in this press release, including: (i) the expectation that the Company's operating results for the third quarter of 2004 will fall short of the second quarter and that the third quarter of 2004 is expected to be significantly better than the third quarter of 2003; (ii) the refinancing of our debt will provide us with a stable capital structure; (iii) we may be able to pay dividends and repurchase of common stock; and (iv) the Company will complete the spin-off of its USPoly shares in the first quarter of 2005, or at all, are "forward looking" statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those expected and stated in this announcement.
That income would fall short of Amgen's 29-cent-per-share mark in the third quarter of 1999, but analysts say the company has strong growth potential.
United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS) visited the earnings confessional today, only to fall short of analysts' expectations by two pennies per share.
9:39 AM Micron Technology Earnings Improve, But Still Fall Short of Expectations
It would also break the nonheavyweight record of 760,000 established in the De La Hoya-Pernell Whitaker fight of 1997 but fall short of the estimated 2 million for Tyson-Holyfield II.
A result in that range would fall short of its year-ago performance and come in below what analysts were expecting.
He gets to see how the love of God forgives people when they fall short.
The company stated that is was not satisfied with the results, as the emergence of a major problem with a product component supplier late in the year caused Itron to fall short of its earnings expectations.