Traducción de "fail" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


verb uk /feɪl/ us /feɪl/

A2 to not pass a test or an exam

I’ve just failed my driving test.

to not be successful

Dad’s business failed after just three years.
→ Opposite succeed
fail to do something

to not do what is expected

no hacer algo
He failed to turn up for football practice yesterday.

to stop working normally, or to become weaker

The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree.

(Traducción de "fail" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


verb /feil/

to be unsuccessful (in); not to manage (to do something)

They failed in their attempt
I failed my exam
I failed to post the letter.

to break down or cease to work

The brakes failed.

to be insufficient or not enough

fallar, faltar
His courage failed (him).

(in a test, examination etc) to reject (a candidate)

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

He felt he was a failure.

inability, refusal etc to do something

I was disappointed by his failure to reply.
without fail

definitely or certainly

sin falta
I shall do it tomorrow without fail.

(Traducción de "fail" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)