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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: below, fall
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There is a hole in the wall of the cave, where the firelight falls below the shadow of the roof, twice the height of a man from the floor.
In a like manner, in Siberia, we have woods of birch, fir, aspen, and larch, growing in a latitude [10] (64 degs.) where the mean temperature of the air falls below the freezing point, and where the earth is so completely frozen, that the carcass of an animal embedded in it is perfectly preserved.
They next proceed to make a law which fixes a sum of money as the qualification of citizenship; the sum is higher in one place and lower in another, as the oligarchy is more or less exclusive; and they allow no one whose property falls below the amount fixed to have any share in the government.
Historically, when the 10-Year yield falls below the 2-Year yield, a recession may be the outcome over the next year.
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The PSE earlier asked Melco Resorts to disclose its course of action or compliance plan in the event its public ownership, currently at 27.05 percent, falls below the minimum requirement.
It is high time that the law was changed so that if an MSP, or MP for that matter, falls below professional standards, voters can vote for them to be removed.
Under the protocol, irrigation supply is cut off when the water level in the dam falls below 180 masl.
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RCN Wales director Tina Donnelly believes care which falls below the required standard must be condemned and she called for an overhaul in the way it is delivered.
The bank said that it would sell undated subordinated bonds that may be written down if its regulatory capital falls below a preset threshold.
If his rating falls below 50% before November, it would represent the third-fastest drop to below majority approval since World War II, behind the declines for Gerald Ford (in his third month as president) and Bill Clinton (in his fourth month).