falter in (something)

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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.
See also: falter
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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