English version

fail somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfail somebodyfail somebodyNOT HAVEto not do what someone has trusted you to do syn let somebody down I feel I’ve failed my children by not spending more time with them. fail
Examples from the Corpus
fail somebodyI feel I've failed my children by not spending more time with them.
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