Translation of "fail" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (NOT HELP) 未帮助 uk us /feɪl/

to not help someone when they expected you to

He failed her when she most needed him. 她最需要他的时候,他却辜负了她。
When I looked down and saw how far I had to jump, my courage failed me (= I felt very frightened). 当我往下看,看到自己要跳多远时,就泄了气。

(Translation of “fail verb (NOT HELP)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)