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British English: fail /feɪl/ VERB
If you fail or fail to do something that you were trying to do, you do not succeed in doing it.
He failed to win enough votes.
Many of us have tried to lose weight and have failed miserably.
- American English: fail
- Arabic: يَفْشَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: falhar
- Chinese: 失败
- Croatian: ne uspjeti
- Czech: neuspět
- Danish: slå fejl
- Dutch: falen
- European Spanish: no + infinitivo
- Finnish: epäonnistua
- French: échouer
- German: scheitern
- Greek: αποτυγχάνω
- Italian: fallire
- Japanese: 失敗する
- Korean: 실패하다
- Norwegian: mislykkes
- Polish: zawieść
- European Portuguese: falhar
- Romanian: a eșua
- Russian: потерпеть неудачу
- Latin American Spanish: fracasar
- Swedish: misslyckas
- Thai: ล้มเหลว
- Turkish: başarısız olmak
- Ukrainian: зазнавати невдачі
- Vietnamese: thất bại
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