fail verb (NOT HELP) - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “fail”

See all translations

fail

verb [T] (NOT HELP)
未幫助
 
 
/feɪl/
to not help someone when they expected you to
辜負;對…無能為力
He failed her when she most needed him.
她最需要他的時候,他卻辜負了她。
When I looked down and saw how far I had to jump, my courage failed me (= I felt very frightened).
當我往下看,看到自己要跳多遠時,就洩了氣。
Disappointing yourself and others
(Definition of fail verb (NOT HELP) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “fail” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More