Read the travel blog below: where else should I laze around next? From failing a course to failing to do something, to disappointing someone… there are a number of uses of to fail in English. Now I'm learning in order not to forget everything I learned there. Source: John Tincey 1988 , The Armada Campaign 1588. This same construction, depending on context, also means to quit doing something, such as a bad habit: Mi abuelo dejó de fumar My grandfather quit smoking. Lack of funds limited the troops he could recruit locally. The search engine displays hits in the dictionary entries plus translation examples, which contain the exact or a similar word or phrase. You are learning German too? Read the travel blog below: Food experiences Guadalajara, Mexico Hola! Note that, as in the example, the clause following temer que is usually in the.
The same verb can be used to express failing a class, but usually the verb suspender or the verb phrases quedar suspendido or ser suspendido are used when referring to failing a course. Teme por la seguridad de los detenidos en Cuba. It's use, use, use, fail, fail, fail, and then it's suicide. Many among the forces coming from Spain died on the long march to Holland. We are working on continually optimizing the quality of our usage examples by improving their relevance as well as the translations.
I wanted to share the itinerary of our short backpacking trip in South America. These oar-powered vessels each had a ram at the prow. Lack of funds limited the troops he could recruit locally. Fire Ships The English use of fire ships against the Spanish fleet moored at Calais did not sink any enemy ships. Ella fracasó en todos los exámenes finales. Tengo miedo de que aparezca otra chica en tu vida. I am afraid of just one thing.
English fireship The Weather Even before they reached their destination, the ships of the Armada were twice scattered by storms. Don't go and mess up, ok? Do you want to go to Germany? See how foreign-language expressions are used in real life. I'm afraid another girl will appear in your life. When English speakers mean to fail to do something rather than failing at something, Spanish uses dejar de plus an infinitive: Mis alumnos dejaron de entregar su trabajo final My students failed to hand in their final paper. Howard Used the Wind The obvious move for the English fleet would have been to block the Spanish by standing in their way across the Channel. Recruitment Problems The Prince of Parma, assembling the army of invasion in the Low Countries, struggled to gather the soldiers he needed. Fresita fears for what her mother will say.
She must study more for the test; otherwise, she will fail the exam. When English speakers mean to fail to do something rather than failing at something, Spanish uses dejar de plus an infinitive: Mis alumnos dejaron de entregar su trabajo final My students failed to hand in their final paper. Some were damaged, others lost, and there were long delays while they regrouped. Read the travel blog below: Food experiences Guadalajara, Mexico Hola! They would smash into enemy ships, and if that did not sink them, then they would launch a boarding action, turning a naval battle into a land fight at sea. Once you have copied them to the vocabulary trainer, they are available from everywhere. It was an omen of what was to come, with storms smashing the fleet as it fled the English and limped home around the British Isles. His death in the winter of 1587-8 left the Armada without one of its most skilled leaders.
. Ah, life is hard, where else should I laze around next? Fewer Gunners The Spanish lacked experienced gunners on their ships. Los perros no encontraron el conejo The dogs failed to find the rabbit. The search engine displays hits in the dictionary entries plus translation examples, which contain the exact or a similar word or phrase. We're not afraid of anybody. The defeat of a Spanish invasion force in 1588 was a moment of great patriotic pride for Elizabethan England.
Finally, using most any action verb in the preterite with no in front of it will convey the idea of failing to…: El tren no vino The train failed to show. The European Parliament must not fail here. What are our future plans? No vayas a fracasar, ¿eh? The noun suspenso — meaning a failing grade — can be used too even though the actual word for a grade in Spanish is una nota : Me dio un suspenso He gave me a failing grade. Let's explore the various verbs in Spanish that correspond to the many faces of this one English verb. Ella tiene que estudiar más para la prueba; de lo contrario ella no va a pasar el examen. This post is part of the series: Spanish Usage. Blockading traffic up and down the coast, he disrupted the preparations so severely that the invasion had to be postponed.
In addition, we have included websites of international organizations such as the European Union. Hulls became longer and narrower, increasing speed, maneuverability, and firepower. In the English fleet, on the other hand, roughly one man in ten was a gunnery specialist, meaning that every gun crew was supervised by someone with the relevant skills and experience. I cannot believe that I have been here for almost a month! Some even said that he died because of the Armada, his heart breaking from the certainty that it would fail. No le tememos a nadie. Sometimes the verb is preceded by a redundant indirect object pronoun.
The word suspenso would be used by students talking among themselves but not by teachers informing them of their academic results. Many among the forces coming from Spain died on the long march to Holland. In reality, the Armada was doomed for a whole host of reasons, only some of them the work of the English. El multilateralismo sin los Estados Unidos puede muy bien fracasar. I'm from Italy and I used to live in Portugal for a while. The main sources we used are professionally translated company, and academic, websites.
Technological Obsolescence The power of the Spanish navy lay with her galleys, which famously defeated the Turks at Lepanto in 1571. Though they found alternatives, much of their naval might had been lost. Ella tiene que estudiar más para la prueba; de lo contrario ella no va a pasar el examen. Los perros no encontraron el conejo The dogs failed to find the rabbit. I am not afraid of horror movies. We are able to identify trustworthy translations with the aid of automated processes.