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Facts

Failing

keyword: Fail
Without Fail »
(It always happens...)


A Dead Duck »
(in trouble; likely to lose, fail, or be killed...)


A Lost Cause »
(one will lose; it is impossible for that one to succeed; one has no chance to win; one should expect to lose; it will surely fail...)


Digging Your Own Grave »
(the thing you are doing will surely cause your failure; you are doing things which will cause you to fail...)


Do Or Die »
(a situation where one must perform well or one will fail...)


Don't Put The Cart Before The Horse »
(certain things will fail if they are not done in the correct order...)


Falling Flat On Your Face »
(fail completely, and everyone can see you fail...)


Flunk Out »
(fail and be forced to leave school...)


Sink Or Swim »
(a situation where one will either make a great effort, or fail...)


Skating On Thin Ice »
(doing something which is risky and could fail badly...)


We Fell Short »
(fail at that...)


Wither On The Vine »
(Die or fail visibly where it should be growing and thriving...)


Write Someone Or Something Off »
(Believe that it will fail; not have confidence that they will succeed...)




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