find fault
phrasal to criticize unfavorably

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • find-fault — findˈ fault noun (Shakespeare) A person who finds fault with another • • • Main Entry: ↑find …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fault — ► find fault make an adverse criticism or objection, especially unfairly. Main Entry: ↑fault …   English terms dictionary

  • find fault — index blame, complain (criticize), decry, deprecate, discommend, except (object), object …   Law dictionary

  • find fault — verb harass with constant criticism Don t always pick on your little brother • Syn: ↑blame, ↑pick • Derivationally related forms: ↑faultfinder, ↑blame (for: ↑blame) …   Useful english dictionary

  • find fault — {v. phr.} To find something wrong; complain; criticize. * /She tries to please him, but he always finds fault./ * /They found fault with every box I made./ Compare: JUMP ON, PICK AT(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • find fault — {v. phr.} To find something wrong; complain; criticize. * /She tries to please him, but he always finds fault./ * /They found fault with every box I made./ Compare: JUMP ON, PICK AT(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • find\ fault — v. phr. To find something wrong; complain; criticize. She tries to please him, but he always finds fault. They found fault with every box I made. Compare: jump on, pick at(3) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • find fault — verb a) To criticize excessively No matter what I do, he always finds fault. b) (followed by with) To criticize (something) excessively My supervisor always finds fault with my work …   Wiktionary

  • find fault — look for faults and mistakes, criticize    I don t want to be around a guy who is always finding fault …   English idioms

  • find fault — make a criticism or objection, sometimes unfairly. → fault …   English new terms dictionary

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