Explicație fail în Dicționarul Englez Englez

fail

(fāl )

verb
get worse
"Her health is declining"

verb
stop operating or functioning
"The engine finally went"
"The car died on the road"
"The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"
"The coffee maker broke"
"The engine failed on the way to town"
"her eyesight went after the accident"

verb
prove insufficient
"The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"

verb
disappoint, prove undependable to
abandon, forsake
"His sense of smell failed him this time"
"His strength finally failed him"
"His children failed him in the crisis"

verb
become bankrupt or insolvent
fail financially and close
"The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"
"A number of banks failed that year"

verb
fall short in what is expected
"She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"
"We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"

verb
fail to get a passing grade
"She studied hard but failed nevertheless"
"Did I fail the test?"

verb
judge unacceptable
"The teacher failed six students"

verb
be unsuccessful
"Where do today''s public schools fail?"
"The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

verb
fail to do something
leave something undone
"She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"
"The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

verb
be unable
"I fail to understand your motives"




Antonime:
(verb) win, succeed, manage, pass



Sinonime:
(verb) betray, bomb, break, die, go, miscarry, neglect