Translation of "fail" - English-Korean dictionary

fail

verb uk /feɪl/ us /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.

(Translation of “fail” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)