come+short

  • 1 come short of — To fail to attain • • • Main Entry: ↑come …

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  • 2 come short — index fail (lose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 come short — verb fail to meet (expectations or standards) • Syn: ↑fall short • Hypernyms: ↑disappoint, ↑let down • Verb Frames: Something s Somebody s …

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  • 4 come short of — fail to achieve one s goal, miss, fail …

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  • 5 come short — Fail, be deficient, be wanting …

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  • 6 To come short — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 7 To come short — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …

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  • 8 odd-come-short — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural odd come shorts) 1. archaic a. : a cast off garment or piece of cloth b. odd come shorts plural : odds and ends 2 …

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  • 9 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 10 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 11 Short — Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear extension; …

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  • 12 Short rib — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …

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  • 13 Short suit — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …

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  • 14 short — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a measuring little; not long from end to end (a short distance). b not long in duration; brief (a short time ago; had a short life). c seeming less than the stated amount (a few short years of happiness). 2 of small… …

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  • 15 Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (film) — Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean …

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  • 16 Come, Tell Me How You Live —   …

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  • 17 short story — short story, adj. a piece of prose fiction, usually under 10,000 words. [1885 90] * * * Brief fictional prose narrative. It usually presents a single significant episode or scene involving a limited number of characters. The form encourages… …

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  • 18 Come Play With Me — film poster by Tom Chantrell Directed by Harrison Marks …

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  • 19 Come and Go — Written by Samuel Beckett Characters Flo, Vi, Ru Date premiered …

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  • 20 Come Dine with Me — Genre Cooking Format Game show Narrated …

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