Another way to say
flounder, decline, fall, miss, be unsuccessful
To fall short of achievement or success in something attempted, desired, or expected; to receive less than a passing mark or grade in a class, examination, or course of study; to become weak, lose strength, dwindle, or die away.
"The grape crop failed due to a lack of rain."
"If you don't do your homework, you'll fail this class."
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