• At sixty degrees below zero, a man with wet feet must not fail in his first attempt to build a fire.

    VOA: special.2010.05.01

  • The central bank would work with a proposed Financial Services Oversight Council to decide which companies are too big to fail.

    VOA: special.2009.06.19

  • A "run on the bank" usually happens when people believe there is danger a bank may fail or close.

    VOA: special.2009.04.26

  • Last week, the government lost its case against two managers at Bear Stearns, the first investment bank to fail last year.

    VOA: special.2009.11.20

  • was too big to fail. The Federal Reserve rescued the American International Group with an eighty-five billion dollar loan.

    VOA: special.2009.09.18

  • But even if those efforts fail, it is too soon to know just how strong the new rules will be.

    VOA: special.2010.07.23

  • Such needle sticks are common. But a recent study found that medical students often fail to report them.

    VOA: special.2010.02.10

  • And the crisis had to be solved. "If we fail," Roosevelt said, "the cause of self-government throughout the world will suffer greatly."

    VOA: special.2010.08.26

  • Government rescues of banks considered "too big to fail" angered the public and helped fuel a conservative movement.

    VOA: special.2010.04.16

  • He dug deep into the darkness, hitting the steel so hard that his body began to fail him.

    VOA: special.2009.02.21

  • The aim is to find a way to let big financial companies fail without harming the economy.

    VOA: special.2010.04.16

  • The farmers are paid back for the inputs if their crops fail because of drought or flood.

    VOA: special.2010.05.11

  • For every one hundred graduates of for-profit colleges, eighteen fail to repay their federal student loans.

    VOA: special.2010.07.29

  • "I knew of course that when examined again he would fail and be thrown out.

    VOA: special.2009.01.03

  • I knew of course that when examined again he would fail and be thrown out.

    VOA: special.2010.03.27

  • These include businesses that, during the financial crisis, were considered "too big to fail."

    VOA: special.2010.07.23

  • Programs that fail these tests could be restricted or blocked from federal student aid.

    VOA: special.2010.07.29

  • Another brother,Jason, accuses others of stealing his money and causing his business to fail.

    VOA: special.2010.01.10

  • Alzheimer's is considered if the tests fail to show the existence of other problems.

    VOA: special.2009.09.15

  • If the kingpin is removed, the business or project is likely to fail.

    VOA: special.2009.11.29

  • They act as if they will succeed when they know they will fail.

    VOA: special.2010.01.10

  • Five to ten percent of those victims die when their breathing muscles fail.

    VOA: special.2010.01.18

  • Many plans fail to show how a product or service meets a need.

    VOA: special.2009.06.26

  • So doctors must use stronger, "second line" drugs when the first ones fail.

    VOA: special.2009.03.25

  • Lenders are unwilling to change loans that they suspect will fail anyway.

    VOA: special.2009.12.18

  • And the company began to fail. He was dismissed by the owners.

    VOA: special.2010.05.30

  • He said it was clear that McClellan wanted Pope to fail.

    VOA: special.2009.09.24

  • "But the truth is, seventy-five percent of the children fail."

    VOA: special.2010.05.20

  • The companies feared legal action if the vests should fail.

    VOA: special.2010.02.09

  • And if it pays too little, banks could still fail.

    VOA: special.2009.01.30

词组短语

fail in 失败;缺少

without fail 务必;必定,无疑

never fail to 一定会...

fail to do 失败;未做成

fail safe 故障保护;失效安全

fail to resolve 解决未果

words fail me 说不出话来

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