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failing

Saltos de línea: fail|ing
Pronunciación: /ˈfeɪlɪŋ
 
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Definición de failing en inglés:

sustantivo

A weakness, especially in a person’s character; a shortcoming: pride is a terrible failing
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Councillors are as much at fault for the failings of particular services in the borough as the officers who run them.
  • Independence deserves to be discussed on its own merits or failings - the honest approach.
  • They show their foibles and failings, their gifts and talents in a way that's entirely theirs.
Sinónimos
fault, shortcoming, weakness, weak point, weak spot, imperfection, defect, flaw, blemish, frailty, infirmity, foible, quirk, idiosyncrasy, vice;

preposición

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In the absence of; if not: she longed to be with him and, failing that, to be alone
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Can anyone recommend a chain, or failing that, a local store in Austin, Texas, that would carry them?
  • A lot of communities either try to prop up their long-established economic pillars or, failing that, they try to attract something big and new.
Sinónimos

Words that rhyme with failing

grayling, mailing, paling, railing, sailing, tailing, unavailing, veiling, wailing

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