English to Samoan Meaning :: failing

Failing :
le lē mafai
- le lē mafaivaivaigamasuia
 

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Noun(1) a flaw or weak point(2) failure to reach a minimum required performance
Verb(1) fail to do something; leave something undone(2) be unsuccessful(3) disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake(4) stop operating or functioning(5) be unable(6) judge unacceptable(7) fail to get a passing grade(8) fall short in what is expected(9) become bankrupt or insolvent; fail financially and close(10) prove insufficient(11) get worse
Adjective(1) below acceptable in performance

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(1) she longed to be with him and, failing that , to be alone(2) she longed to be with him and, failing that , to be on her own(3) pride is a terrible failing(4) 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.(5) Can anyone recommend a chain, or failing that, a local store in Austin, Texas, that would carry them?(6) Also, we are being asked to be more transparent about our limitations and our failings .(7) In the circumstances there are clear failings all round and no signs that the necessary lessons will be learnt.(8) Although she is now confident in her talents, Small seems to focus more on what she sees as failings in her acting.(9) In that light, Curbishley will always thrive, and his other failings will go un-noticed.(10) But his teams are, as everyone knows, a mirror of the man with all his failings and virtues.(11) The report also points out failings in the communication between agencies.(12) He had many failings , but I believe he acted in the best way he knew how, within the limits he had.(13) With funds and several groups have got compensation for failings on the part of the State.(14) She accepts that she has failings , but won't accept that they cannot be eradicated.(15) What are the major failings in the operation of the council from the point of view of councillors?(16) Accidents usually happen as a result of human failings as much as wickedness.
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(1) fail ::
toilalo
Synonyms
Noun
1. fault ::
sesē
2. weakness ::
vaivaiga
3. flunk ::
flunk
Preposition
4. in the absence of ::
i le leai o
Verb
5. be unsuccessful ::
ona faamanuiaina
6. be unsuccessful in ::
ona faamanuiaina i
8. die ::
oti
9. fade ::
matafi
10. break down ::
lepetia i lalo
11. deteriorate ::
deteriorate
12. collapse ::
sofa
13. neglect ::
tuʻulāfoaʻi
14. flunk ::
flunk
15. betray ::
faʻalata
16. go wrong ::
alu sese
17. give out ::
tuuina atu mai
Antonyms
1. merit ::
aogā
2. virtue ::
uiga lelei
Different Forms
failing, failings, unfailing
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