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Adjective
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Simple past tense for to be unsuccessful
“Firms fail - no one can legislate away investor risk.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to miss the opportunity or obligation
“Or who would desert his beloved or fail him in the hour of danger?”
Verb
Simple past tense for to lose bodily strength or vigor
“There are 900 businesses failing a week.”
Verb
Simple past tense for become weaker or of poorer quality
“However, his health began to fail in May of 1932 when he suffered heart problems.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to stop operating
“Should Service Pack 2 fail to install properly, the guide also explains how to restore your computer to a working state.”
Verb
“I fail these exams, and it is by no means an easy out.”
Verb
“Ceri's health was failing.”
Verb
Past participle for to be unsuccessful
“Firms fail - no one can legislate away investor risk.”
Verb
Past participle for to miss the opportunity or obligation
“Or who would desert his beloved or fail him in the hour of danger?”
Verb
Past participle for to lose bodily strength or vigor
“There are 900 businesses failing a week.”
Verb
Past participle for become weaker or of poorer quality
“However, his health began to fail in May of 1932 when he suffered heart problems.”
Verb
Past participle for to stop operating
“Should Service Pack 2 fail to install properly, the guide also explains how to restore your computer to a working state.”
Verb
“Ceri's health was failing.”
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