Traducción de "fail" - Diccionario Inglés-Chino Mandarín

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failverb

uk /feɪl/ us /feɪl/

fail verb (NOT SUCCEED)

B2 [ I ] to not succeed in what you are trying to achieve or are expected to do

失败;未能做到
She moved to London in the hope of finding work as a model, but failed. 她搬到伦敦,希望找做模特的工作,但没找到。
This method of growing tomatoes never fails. 这种种植西红柿的方法屡试不爽。
He failed in his attempt to break the record. 他未能打破纪录。
[ + to infinitive ] She failed to reach the Wimbledon Final this year. 今年她未能进入温布尔登网球赛决赛。
The reluctance of either side to compromise means that the talks are doomed to (= will certainly) fail. 双方均不愿让步意味着会谈注定要失败。
if all else fails

if none of our plans succeed

如果计划均告失败
If all else fails, we can always stay in and watch TV.

Más ejemplos

  • If you fail these exams, you can resit them next year.
  • It doesn't matter if you fail, just do your best.
  • I shudder to think what my parents will say when I tell them I've failed my exams.
  • Agricultural companies have failed to convince consumers that GM foods are safe.
  • If this project fails it will affect not only our department, but also the whole organization.

fail verb (EXAM)

A2 [ I or T ] to be unsuccessful, or to judge that someone has been unsuccessful, in a test or exam

(使)不及格;(使)未能通过(考试)
UK I passed in history but failed in chemistry. 我通过了历史考试,但化学考试没及格。
US I passed history but failed chemistry.
A lot of people fail their driving test the first time. 许多人首次驾驶执照考试都通不过。
She was sure she was going to fail.
The examiners failed him because he hadn't answered enough questions. 主考人给了他不及格,因为他没有答够规定的题数。

Más ejemplos

  • He's dreading his driving test - he's sure he's going to fail.
  • Just because you wrote one bad essay, it doesn't mean you're going to fail your exam.
  • If you fail these exams, you can resit them next year.
  • I'm not surprised he failed his exam - he didn't exactly try very hard!
  • She knew that by failing her exams she could jeopardize her whole future.

fail verb (NOT DO)

B2 [ I ] to not do something that you should do

未做;未履行
[ + to infinitive ] He failed to arrive on time. 他未能准时到达。
The staff had been promised a rise, but the money failed to (= did not) materialize.
You couldn't fail to be (= it is impossible that you would not be) affected by the movie. 你不可能不被这部影片打动。
I'd be failing in my duty if I didn't tell you about the risks involved in the project. 我如果不把这个项目涉及的风险告诉你,就是失职
fail to see/understand

C2 used when you do not accept something

不明白,不理解
I fail to see why you can't work on a Saturday. 我不懂为什么你星期六不能工作。

Más ejemplos

  • He has failed to fulfil his duties as a father.
  • The guards failed to observe who delivered the package.
  • Man's inhumanity to man never fails to shock me.
  • Wages are failing to keep up with inflation.
  • The police pulled him over for failing to stop at a red traffic light.

fail verb (STOP)

B2 [ I ] to become weaker or stop working completely

变弱;衰退;失灵
If my eyesight fails, I'll have to stop doing this job. 如果视力衰退,我就得放弃这份工作。
The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree. 刹车失灵,汽车撞到了树上。
After talking non-stop for two hours, her voice started to fail. 滔滔不绝地讲了两个钟头之后,她的声音开始嘶哑了。
The old man was failing fast (= he was dying). 老人奄奄一息。

[ I ] If a business fails, it is unable to continue because of money problems.

(公司)倒闭,破产

fail verb (NOT HELP)

[ T ] to not help someone when you are expected to do so

辜负;对…无能为力
He failed her in her moment of need. 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。

failnoun [ C ]

uk /feɪl/ us /feɪl/

UK an unsuccessful result in a course, test, or exam

(课程的)未通过;(考试的)不及格
John got three passes and four fails in his exams. 约翰考试3门及格,4门不及格。
without fail

If you do something without fail, you always do it.

总是;必定
I go to the gym every Monday and Wednesday, without fail. 我每周一和周三必定去健身房。

used to tell someone that they must do something

务必;一定
Be there at nine o'clock, without fail. 9点钟务必到那里。

(Traducción de "fail" del Diccionario Cambridge inglés-chino (simplificado) © Cambridge University Press)