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very informal if something goes tits-up it fails completely
to be unsuccessful when you try to do something
to begin to fail
to fail to be successful or to improve
if a plan or idea backfires, it has the opposite effect of the one that you wanted
to gradually fail, become less enthusiastic, or disappear, especially after starting successfully
to fail to catch something that is being thrown or given to you
to suddenly fail or stop existing
if a play, movie, or new product flops, it is completely unsuccessful
if a business crashes, it fails suddenly and completely
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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