- 1 (dictaminar) [juez/jurado] fallar a or en favor de algn to rule in favor of sb, to find for sb fallar en contra de algn to rule o find against sb
- 2 2.1 [frenos/memoria] to fail; [planes] to go wrong algo falló y se estrellaron something went wrong and they crashed (+ me/te/le etc) le falló el corazón his heart failed si los cálculos no me fallan if my calculations are right si la memoria no me falla if my memory serves me well le falló la puntería his aim was poor me falló el instinto my instinct failed me a ti te falla/a él le falla [familiar/colloquial] you've/he's got a screw loose [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 [persona] (+ me/te/le etc) to let … down nos fallaron dos personas two people let us down
- 2 (errar) to miss fallé el disparo y di en el árbol I missed and hit the tree
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.