Fall+short

  • 61fall — verb (past fell; past participle fallen) 1》 move from a higher to a lower level, typically rapidly and without control.     ↘(fall off) become detached and drop to the ground.     ↘hang down.     ↘slope downwards.     ↘(of a person s face) show… …

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  • 62fall — v 1. descend, come or go down, drop down, gravitate, sink; slip, slide, backslide; trip, trip over one s own feet, stumble, fall down, take a spill, tumble; go head over heels, pitch, plunge, plummet, dive, take a nosedive; drop, plop, plump, Inf …

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  • 63short — shortness, n. /shawrt/, adj., shorter, shortest, adv., n., v. adj. 1. having little length; not long. 2. having little height; not tall: a short man. 3. extending or reaching only a little way: a short path. 4. brief in duration; not extensive in …

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  • 64short — short1 [ ʃɔrt ] adjective *** ▸ 1 small in height/distance ▸ 2 time: not long ▸ 3 expressed in few words ▸ 4 with fewer words/letters ▸ 5 not having enough ▸ 6 about memory ▸ 7 rude and unfriendly ▸ 8 about vowel/syllable ▸ 9 full of butter/fat ▸ …

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  • 65fall flat — Synonyms and related words: bomb, break down, capsize, careen, collapse, come a cropper, come to naught, come to nothing, crash, fall, fall dead, fall down, fall headlong, fall in, fall over, fall prostrate, fall short, fall stillborn, fall… …

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  • 66fall in — Synonyms and related words: break down, cave, cave in, collapse, come together, crash, crystallize, deflate, draw up, fall, fall dead, fall down, fall flat, fall into line, fall into place, fall into rank, fall short, fall stillborn, fall through …

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  • 67short*/*/*/ — [ʃɔːt] adj I 1) measuring a small height, length, or distance She s short and slim, with light brown hair and blue eyes.[/ex] The theatre is a relatively short distance from here.[/ex] The sleeves are much too short.[/ex] 2) a short period of… …

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  • 68short — /ʃɔt / (say shawt) adjective 1. having little length; not long. 2. having little height; not tall; low. 3. extending or reaching only a little way. 4. brief; not extensive: a short speech. 5. concise, as writing. 6. rudely brief; curt; hurting:… …

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  • 69Short sale (real estate) — A short sale occurs when the proceeds of a real estate sale fall short of the balance owed on the property. [http://www.nolo.com/definition.cfm/Term/51715E63 5BC5 4DCE B5E96F71DFF3D5AB/alpha/S/ Short sale (of house) definition at Nolo.com.]… …

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  • 70short — [[t]ʃɔrt[/t]] adj. short•er, short•est, adv. n. v. 1) having little length; not long 2) having little height; not tall 3) extending or reaching only a little way: a short path[/ex] 4) brief in duration; not extensive in time 5) concise, as… …

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  • 71fall through — Synonyms and related words: break down, collapse, come to naught, come to nothing, crash, fall, fall dead, fall down, fall flat, fall in, fall short, fall stillborn, fizzle out, get bogged down, get hung up, get mired, go to smash, peter out,… …

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  • 72short — {{11}}short (adj.) O.E. sceort, scort, probably from P.Gmc. *skurta (Cf. O.N. skorta to be short of, skort shortness; O.H.G. scurz short ), from PIE root *sker to cut, with notion of something cut off (Cf. Skt. krdhuh shortened, maimed, small; L …

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  • 73short — See: CAUGHT SHORT, FALL SHORT, FOR SHORT, IN BRIEF or IN SHORT, IN SHORT ORDER, IN SHORT SUPPLY, MAKE SHORT WORK OF, RUN SHORT, SELL SHORT, THE LONG AND THE SHORT …

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  • 74short — See: CAUGHT SHORT, FALL SHORT, FOR SHORT, IN BRIEF or IN SHORT, IN SHORT ORDER, IN SHORT SUPPLY, MAKE SHORT WORK OF, RUN SHORT, SELL SHORT, THE LONG AND THE SHORT …

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  • 75Short Interest — The quantity of stock shares that investors have sold short but not yet covered or closed out. Short interest is a market sentiment indicator that tells whether investors think a stock s price is likely to fall. Short interest can also be… …

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  • 76short — See: caught short, fall short, for short, in brief or in short, in short order, in short supply, make short work of, run short, sell short, the long and the short …

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  • 77fall down — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb Informal. To be unsuccessful: choke, fail, fall through. Informal: flop. Slang: bomb. Idioms: fail of success, fall short. See THRIVE. II verb See fall …

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  • 78fall through — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To be unsuccessful: choke, fail. Informal: fall down, flop. Slang: bomb. Idioms: fail of success, fall short. See THRIVE. II verb See fall …

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  • 79Short Message Service — (engl. für „Kurznachrichtendienst“, Abk. SMS) ist ein Telekommunikationsdienst zur Übertragung von Textnachrichten. Er wurde zuerst für den GSM Mobilfunk entwickelt und ist nun in verschiedenen Ländern auch im Festnetz als Festnetz SMS verfügbar …

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  • 80Short-term effects of alcohol — on the human body can take many forms. The drug alcohol, specifically ethanol, is a central nervous system depressant with a range of side effects. The amount and circumstances of consumption play a large part in determining the extent of… …

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