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fail

verb
 
/feɪl/
A2 to not pass a test or an exam
ser reprovado (em), reprovar
I’ve just failed my driving test.
to not be successful
fracassar, falir
Dad’s business failed after just three years.
→  Opposite succeed
fail to do something to not do what is expected
deixar de fazer algo
He failed to turn up for football practice yesterday.
to stop working normally, or to become weaker
falhar
The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree.
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