- a weakness, especially in character; a shortcoming
- in default of; in the absence of
noun: failing, plural noun: failings
- 1. a weakness, especially in character; a shortcoming pride is a terrible failing
- 1. in default of; in the absence of she longed to be with him and, failing that, to be on her own
...則是用來比喻成自己的身體 可以這樣說 Twenty years ago I failed biology; twenty years later biology failed me. 二十年前...
fail的主詞可以是"人"或"事物", 以下是字典裡的例子: Our plan has failed. 我們的計劃失敗了。 (主動語態完成式) He failed in everything he...
...omission, failure to act) 的事實，沒有"蓄意或逃避職權"的主觀含意。 failing to do so，其中failing 是動名詞，有 "抗拒履行" 的意願行為...