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flunk

Education Informal chiefly US, Canadian, and NZ
a low grade below the pass standard
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However, NADA informed the federation about Sathya's dope flunk on November 24 -- a day before he was to compete in the men's 200m final.
If your M240 does flunk this test, it shouldn't be fired.
did not, in fact, haul miscreants up before congressional committees," he writes, "fire or flunk non-conformists, pillory them in the press or take their passports away.
The Norwegian techno-folk quartet Flunk evokes Bjork on the dreamy ``Play,'' while Scotland's Reindeer Sections' airy melody ``Cartwheels'' recalls the music of '80s Britpop trio Dream Academy, the band whose hit ``Life in a Northern Town'' gave the world the chorus ``ah hey ma ma ma.
So MLB's PR spin seems to be this: We gave everyone a heads-up last spring about ``survey'' testing, only 5 percent of about 1,400 were dumb enough to come up positive, which proves we really don't have as big a problem as some loud-mouthed ex-players say we do, but nevertheless we're going to have this spineless system in place so that, if someone does flunk another test, we'll make sure he ``gets some help'' and hopefully is able to find an alternative way of bulking up that won't come up in subsequent urine samples we ask for down the road.