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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Summary: New York, June 22, 2010, SPA -- Organizations devoted to combatting HIV/AIDS in Africa said today that the G8 has fallen short by more than 30 per cent on its commitment to provide an additional 25 billion dollars this year to fighting the epidemic, according to dpa.
But the monitor, Michael Cherkasky of Kroll Associates, said the LAPD has fallen short in several areas, including timely investigations into officers' use-of-force incidents.
During the past five quarters, FSH has trumped Wall Street's forecast on four occasions and fallen short of the mark just once.
I believe in the word of God, and I have fallen short,'' Holyfield said of Lewis' accusations.