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fail

Education a failure to attain the required standard, as in an examination
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If you have any regard for your life and the lives of all your men, put to sea without fail at high-water; and as you have a whole tide before you, you will be gone too far out before they can come down; for they will come away at high-water, and as they have twenty miles to come, you will get near two hours of them by the difference of the tide, not reckoning the length of the way: besides, as they are only boats, and not ships, they will not venture to follow you far out to sea, especially if it blows."--"Well," said I, "you have been very kind in this: what shall I do to make you amends?"-- "Sir," says he, "you may not be willing to make me any amends, because you may not be convinced of the truth of it.
These people came to see them without fail every year, usually at the capo d'anno, and of old her aunt used to make them some little present--her aunt and she together: small things that she, Miss Tita, made herself, like paper lampshades or mats for the decanters of wine at dinner or those woolen things that in cold weather were worn on the wrists.
"He wrote back every day, without fail. Reading them brings back beautiful memories.
'The names of the county education bursary applicants have already been shortlisted and I want to assure you that the bursary will be out by the end of April 2019 without fail,' he said.
Bin men can't collect the bins - it's every week without fail. Paul Manning
Our members play every week without fail because they know their PS1 is going to a very worthwhile local cause that other wise couldn't continue its valuable work.
That he always did without fail, with a warm and friendly demeanor and out of an abiding respect for every member, staff colleague or visitor to Mr.
And if the law is respected without fail, according to Aleksandar Dimkovski from Nova Makedonija, the textile and construction industry will have the biggest benefit from all of this, because so far they worked in a complete chaos.
The lack of proper punishment by the courts means that the police do not always give violent crime priority, as they do with the motorist on fixed penalties who are the soft target and are always convicted without fail.
Foundation is my must-have make-up item and I use L'Oreal Visible Lift every day without fail. It lasts all day and can hide occasional tiredness from exercise or a late night out with friends.
There was no sign of a convalescing Fidel Castro as hundreds of thousands of Cubans marched through Revolution Plaza in Havana to celebrate May Day, an event the Cuban leader had attended for decades without fail.