To be deficient; not add up to what it ought: Shelton slugged 15 aces, but the rest of his game came up short (1980s+)
And it against that image that so many of us come up short and worry.
To put it mildly, Obama has come up short on each of these metrics.
Even if we come up short of the 60 votes needed, we will keep pushing this issue all year long.
Another piece might cause people to come up short is an elaborate green Burmese Buddhist alms bowl on a stand covered in gold.
The cops had come up short, unable to find the two men in a sea of several hundred thousand law-abiding people.
But for more rigorous sweat sessions, the low-sodium drink does come up short in replenishing the salt your body loses.
She'll come up short jest as ef she was alive, and that's something, seeing as this is a hundred-ton digger.