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fail

verb
 
/feɪl/
A2 to not pass a test or an exam
낙제하다
I’ve just failed my driving test.
to not be successful
실패하다
Dad’s business failed after just three years.
→  Opposite succeed
fail to do something to not do what is expected
-하기를 실패하다
He failed to turn up for football practice yesterday.
to stop working normally, or to become weaker
약해지다
The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree.
(Definition of fail from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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