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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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"When we first started as a group, (we were) getting everybody to understand the direction we were trying to go in and the fact it might fall short at some stages - (but) it hasn't really ever fallen short."
THE Government has fallen short on commitments to help refugees, a coalition of non-governmental organisations claimed yesterday.
China's trade figures have repeatedly fallen short of expectations in the second half of this year, providing more evidence that China's economy may be facing a sharper slowdown.