fail+utterly

  • 1 fall flat — verb fail utterly; collapse The project foundered • Syn: ↑fall through, ↑founder, ↑flop • Derivationally related forms: ↑flop (for: ↑flop) …

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  • 2 fall through — verb fail utterly; collapse The project foundered • Syn: ↑fall flat, ↑founder, ↑flop • Derivationally related forms: ↑flop (for: ↑flop) …

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  • 3 ἀπήμπλακον — ἀπαμπλακεῖν fail utterly aor ind act 3rd pl (attic epic ionic) ἀπαμπλακεῖν fail utterly aor ind act 1st sg (attic epic ionic) …

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  • 4 flunk — v. & n. US colloq. v. 1 tr. a fail (an examination etc.). b fail (an examination candidate). 2 intr. (often foll. by out) fail utterly; give up. n. an instance of flunking. Phrases and idioms: flunk out be dismissed from school etc. after failing …

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  • 5 Richard Cobden — Died Suffolk Street, London Cause of death Asthma and bronchitis Resting place West Lavington, West Su …

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  • 6 zilch — I. n 1a. nothing. The word became common in US speech in the later 1960s, spread ing to Britain in the 1980s. It is either an invented alteration of zero or from sub sense b. 1b. a nonentity. Zilsch or Zilch is a Yid dish/German family name… …

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  • 7 flunk — ► VERB informal, chiefly N. Amer. 1) fail to reach the required standard in (an examination). 2) (flunk out) fail utterly and leave or be dismissed from school or college. ORIGIN perhaps related to FUNK(Cf. ↑funk) or to US flink «be a coward» …

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  • 8 fall on one's face — phrasal to fail utterly < the movie fell on its face at the box office > …

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  • 9 Parametric statistics — are statistics where the population is assumed to fit any parametrized distributions (most typically the normal distribution). The opposite is non parametric statistics.Parametric inferential statistical methods are mathematical procedures for… …

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  • 10 Usury — (] In the 13th century Cardinal Hostiensis enumerated thirteen situations in which charging interest was not immoral. [cite journal | last = Roover | first = Raymond | title = The Scholastics, Usury, and Foreign Exchang | journal = Business… …

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  • 11 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court — For other uses, see A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur s Court (disambiguation) and A Connecticut Yankee (disambiguation). A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur s Court   …

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  • 12 Gamma ray burst progenitors — are the types of celestial objects that can emit gamma ray bursts (GRBs). GRBs show an extraordinary degree of diversity. They can last anywhere from a fraction of a second to many minutes. Bursts could have a single profile or oscillate wildly… …

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  • 13 founder — founder1 /fown deuhr/, n. a person who founds or establishes. [1275 1325; ME; see FOUND2, ER1] founder2 /fown deuhr/, v.i. 1. (of a ship, boat, etc.) to fill with water and sink. 2. to fall or sink down, as buildings, ground, etc.: Built on a… …

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  • 14 Philosophy of Immanuel Kant —     Philosophy of Immanuel Kant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Philosophy of Immanuel Kant     Kant s philosophy is generally designated as a system of transcendental criticism tending towards Agnosticism in theology, and favouring the view that… …

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  • 15 crash and burn — verb To fail utterly …

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  • 16 Sicilian Mafia — Mafia redirects here. For other uses, see Mafia (disambiguation). Sketch of the 1901 maxi trial of suspected mafiosi in Palermo. From the newspaper L Ora, May 1901 The Mafia (also known as Cosa Nostra) is a criminal syndicate that emerged in the… …

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  • 17 zero out — vb American a. to run out of money, to go broke or bankrupt ► But, dad, I m totally zeroed out. (Maid to Order, US film, 1987) b. to hit rock bottom , reach one s lowest point c. to fail utterly …

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  • 18 die a (or the) death — Brit. fail utterly or come to an end. → die …

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  • 19 die — die1 verb (dies, dying, died) 1》 stop living.     ↘(die out) become extinct.     ↘be forgotten. 2》 (often die away/down) become less loud or strong. 3》 informal used to emphasize strong desire, embarrassment, shock, etc.: I nearly died when I saw …

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  • 20 go down the tube (or tubes) — informal be completely lost or wasted; fail utterly. → tube …

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