Bedeutung von “fail” im Essential American English Dictionary

fail

verb us /feɪl/

A2 to not pass a test or an exam:

I just failed my driver’s test.

to not be successful:

Dad’s business failed after just three years.
→ Opposite succeed
fail to do something

to not do what is expected:

He failed to turn in his homework yesterday.

to stop working normally, or to become weaker:

The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree.

(Definition von “fail” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)