fall below (something)

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fall below (something)

To decrease lower than a certain point or number. Please tell me that the temperature hasn't fallen below double-digits again.
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fall below something

to drop to a lower level than something. The temperature has fallen below freezing again. When the audience fell below two hundred a night, they closed the play.
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What you style Flatland is the vast level surface of what I may call a fluid, on, or in, the top of which you and your countrymen move about, without rising above it or falling below it.
A large drop, composed of similar materials, was suspended from the cartilage of his nose, and, falling below his lips, rested on his chin.
Don Quixote passed on to the fourth, a man of venerable aspect with a white beard falling below his breast, who on hearing himself asked the reason of his being there began to weep without answering a word, but the fifth acted as his tongue and said, "This worthy man is going to the galleys for four years, after having gone the rounds in ceremony and on horseback."
Within these shelves, or long, horizontal niches, stood row upon row of small figures, appearing like tiny, grotesque statuettes of men, their long, black hair falling below their feet and sometimes trailing to the shelf beneath.
The Assistant Commissioner watched the bullet head; the points of that Norse rover's moustache, falling below the line of the heavy jaw; the whole full and pale physiognomy, whose determined character was marred by too much flesh; at the cunning wrinkles radiating from the outer corners of the eyes - and in that purposeful contemplation of the valuable and trusted officer he drew a conviction so sudden that it moved him like an inspiration.
Earlier, the reserves had spiralled downwards, falling below the $7-billion mark, which raised concern over Pakistan's ability to meet its financing requirements.
Inflation seen falling below 3% in April !-- -- Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star) - April 8, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Inflation may fall below three percent in April and remain within this level for the rest of the year, increasing the probability that the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may cut interest rates soon, according to London-based Capital Economics.
Summary: After falling below 10 billion dinars in recent weeks, the bank refinancing volume from the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) has resumed its bullish trend.
A yellow alert - meaning be aware - was issued across the North West, with the Met Office saying a combination of clear spells and light winds were set to see road temperatures falling below freezing overnight into today.
Tokyo stocks fell sharply Monday morning amid global stock sell-offs, with the key Topix index falling below the 700 mark for the first time in more than three years amid growing concern about the global economy.
Summary: Retail sales slumped in May falling below City forecasts as food retailers and household good stores both saw a drop in volumes.
Synopsis: With 51% job approval, Barack Obama is now close to falling below the majority support level, and could do so at a faster rate than did all but two other post-World War II presidents.
As a consequence, it is postulated that the percentage of falling below the listing price will be similar to each other under the parallel underwriting mechanisms in the post-partial-auction-period (a two-tailed test).
The airline, one of Shanghai's high-profile listings this year, should avoid falling below its domestic IPO price of 2.80 yuan on its debut, analysts said.
Because of pressure fluctuations, both compressors ran simultaneously to prevent the header pressure from falling below 90 psig during periods of peak demand.