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falter in (something)

To waver or fail in regard to something. Hey, I was always faithful to Ron—I never faltered in my wedding vows!
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falter in something

to fail in doing something; to exhibit a lack of something, such as faith, loyalty, perseverance, etc. He did not falter in his effort to see the project through to the end. I promised not to falter in my loyalty.
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Rumor has it that Falter took a photo of the river without anyone on it and then created the painting.
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Falter said the total renovation cost just under $15,000, which was provided by local businesses and private donors.
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They will possibly falter when the weather turns and the pitches change.
The central bank of China said that global economic recovery could falter this year.
Free people did not falter in the Cold War and free people will not falter in the war on terror," the president said in a speech prepared for delivery to MPs and others at Government House in the capital, Ulan Bator.
Camille's restaurant scheme may falter, but her meat pies and gumbo--recipes for which are included in the book--nourish hope eternal.
And they have one hope - that we are decadent, that we lack the moral fibre or will or courage to take them on, that we might begin but we won't finish, that we will start then falter, that when the first setbacks occur we will lose our nerve.
Although several poems in ahmad's collection falter when they become didactic, her work is strong.
That's why I think it's unacceptable to create a precedent whereby the Chief Inspector, who lays down demanding standards for others, should falter in meeting her own targets.
Falter told his son, John, not realizing that challenge would become one of the most important moments in the youong man's life.