"he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
"his failing the course led to his disqualification"
"he got two flunks on his report"
"received failing grades"
Sharp ruined himself by drinkingsa by no means uncommon journalistic failing.
出自： L. Woolf
We hoped Sebastian might give us luncheon...Failing him we can always try Boy Mulcaster.
出自： E. Waugh