Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Traducción en español de “fail”

fail

verb /feil/
to be unsuccessful (in); not to manage (to do something)
fracasar
They failed in their attempt I failed my exam I failed to post the letter.
to break down or cease to work
fallar
The brakes failed.
to be insufficient or not enough
fallar, faltar
His courage failed (him).
(in a test, examination etc) to reject (a candidate)
suspender
The examiner failed half the class.
to disappoint
fallar, decepcionar
They did not fail him in their support.
failing noun a fault or weakness
defecto, fallo, punto débil
He may have his failings, but he has always treated his children well.
failure /-jə/ noun the state or act of failing
fracaso, suspenso, corte
She was upset by her failure in the exam the failure of the electricity supply.
an unsuccessful person or thing
fracasado
He felt he was a failure.
inability, refusal etc to do something
incapacidad
I was disappointed by his failure to reply.
without fail definitely or certainly
sin falta
I shall do it tomorrow without fail.
(Definition of fail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “fail” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Palabra del día

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más