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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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All those arguments would fall flat in the face of Marin, a pro-choice mother and a Mexican immigrant who would likely break the Democratic monopoly on the state's Latino vote.
But he said: "I admit we may fall flat on our faces but so be it.
More often than not, the movie's farcical elements fall flat or go nowhere, leaving the actors looking more confused than the relatives on ``My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance.
Some of the setup to the exchange as well as some other predictable elements fall flat.
The series' overriding battle, of course, has been between free will and destiny, and the cynic in me thinks it was probably fated that the Wachowskis fall flat with their follow-ups.
And it seems all but inevitable that there will be more such shortfalls to come when other accounting gimmicks fall flat.