英音 [feɪl] 美音 [fel]
vt.& vi. 失败，不及格;倒闭，破产;缺乏;衰退;
"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"
"Where do today's public schools fail?"
"The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
"His sense of smell failed him this time"
"His strength finally failed him"
"His children failed him in the crisis"
"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"
"I fail to understand your motives"
"The teacher failed six students"
"She studied hard but failed nevertheless"
"Did I fail the test?"
"She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law"
"We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"
"The toy company went bankrupt after the competition hired cheap Mexican labor"
"A number of banks failed that year"
"The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
"Her health is declining"
failed adj. 失败了的，不成功的; v. 在…中失败( fail的过去式和过去分词 );衰退;衰弱;破产;
failing n. （性格中的）弱点，缺陷，短处; prep. 如果（某事）不发生;如果没有（某事物）;如果（某人不在）;如果没有（某人）; v. 在…中失败( fail的现在分词);衰退;不及格(fail的ing形式);破产; adj. 失败的;衰退中的;减弱中的;
faille n. 罗缎;
failure n. 失败，不及格;缺乏，不足;破产，倒闭;失败的事，失败者;
fail of 在…方面不能达到， 缺乏…;
fail in （使） 在…方面失败了;缺乏…，在…方面不足;
fail address 失效地址;
without fail 必定，一定;
fail to 未能…;
fail data 失效数据;
fail-safe n. 自动防故障装置; adj. 自动防故障装置的;
fail-safed adj. 不失灵的，十分安全的;
fail spot 无苗点;
line fail detection set 线路故障探测装置;
fail-proof [计] 无故障的，防止出故障的;
fail year 歉收年;
fail in... …不及格;
fail temperature 破坏温度;
soft fail [计] 软故障;
fail safe 故障安全; 失效保护; 失效保险; 差错防止;
fail-tests [化] 可靠性试验;