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fail
feɪl
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Get worse.
  2. Stop operating or functioning.
  3. Fail.
  4. Disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake.
  5. Fail.
  6. Fail.
  7. Fail to get a passing grade.
  8. Judge unacceptable.
  9. Be unsuccessful.
  10. Fail to do something; leave something undone.
  11. Be unable.
Hyphenationfail
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
失败shībàito be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat
衰退shuāituìto decline; to fall; to drop; to falter; a decline; recession (in economics)
减弱jiǎnruòto weaken; to fall off
衰弱shuāiruòweak; feeble
(negative prefix); not; no
未能wèinéngcannot; to fail to; unable to
缺乏quēfáto lack; to be short of; lack; shortage
不足bùzúinsufficient; lacking; deficiency; not enough; inadequate; not worth; cannot; should not
不及格bùjí géto fail; to flunk
不遂bùsuìto fail; to fail to materialize; not to get one's way
挂科guàkēto fail (a course)
当掉dàngdiàoto fail (a student); to pawn; (of a computer or program) to crash; to stop working
砸锅záguōto fail
脱空tuōkōngto fail; to come to nothing; to fall through (of plans, hopes); to lie
落空luòkōngto fail; to fall through; to come to nothing
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