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fail

Education a failure to attain the required standard, as in an examination
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If I fail as a writer, I shall have proved for the career of editorship.
If I fail, I shall become an editor, and you will be an editor's wife.
For the actions of a new prince are more narrowly observed than those of an hereditary one, and when they are seen to be able they gain more men and bind far tighter than ancient blood; because men are attracted more by the present than by the past, and when they find the present good they enjoy it and seek no further; they will also make the utmost defence of a prince if he fails them not in other things.
If he fails he will share the fate of poor Crinkle.
Any man who fails to obey his new General will be promptly thrown away.
The bare hint that the "pious fraud" might fail after all, if anything happened in the ten days' interval to enlighten Mrs.
If anything strikes me in the meanwhile, the post is always at our service, and I won't fail to write to you.
If we fail, she will be a fixture at Sea View, to a dead certainty.
Glinda also knew that Ojo would fail to find all the things he sought, so she sent for our Wizard and instructed him what to do.
If the first effort failed, the following efforts were doomed to fail.
Based on the commencement address that Chodron gave at Naropa University in 2014, Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better is a short text that aims to teach readers the "fine art of failing.
Odds on who will form the next Government are: Evens - Fianna Fail and PDs' 11-4 - Fine Gael, Labour and The Greens' 4-1 - Fianna Fail and Labour' 8-1 - Fine Gael and Labour' 10-1 Fianna Fail on their own' 14-1 - Fianna Fail, PDs and The Greens' 14-1 - Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein' 12-1 - Fianna Fail and The Greens and 20-1 - Fine Gael, Labour and the PDs.