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To be less satisfactory than expected
“Government should use civilised stratagems to arrest those who fall short of the law.”
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To have a disastrous outcome
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Leave much to be desired
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To fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
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Fail
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To be unsuccessful
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(of a game or contest) To fail to win
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Fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of
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To deny or be denied (of something)
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To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
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