fall short of (one's) goal

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fall short of (one's) goal

To not meet or reach a goal. Ugh, I fell just short of my goal of getting straight A's this semester. Our team has fallen short of our quarterly targets for the third time in a row.
See also: fall, goal, of, short

fall short of one's goal(s)

 and fall short of the goal(s); fall short of the record
to fail to achieve a goal. We fell short of our goal of collecting a thousand dollars. Ann ran a fast race, but fell short of the record.
See also: fall, goal, of, short
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''When that buzzer goes off and it erupted in the arena and we fell short of our goal of being the best in the world, that hurts,'' the four-time Olympian said after the United States beat Sweden, 6-1, on Monday to reach the gold medal game in Sochi.
In 2009-10, we narrowly fell short of our goals on the pitch, but still achieved nine club records including our best-ever result in the Premier League."