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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 to the one that you wanted
to gradually fail, become less enthusiastic, or disappear, especially after starting successfully
to suddenly fail or stop existing
if a play, film, or new product flops, it is completely unsuccessful
if a business crashes, it fails suddenly and completely
English version of thesaurus of to fail or to stop being successful
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
said in a way that is intended to make someone feel stupid or bad
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
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