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fracaso in English:

1. failure failure


Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case, you fail by default."
business failure
For some companies their treatment of their employees or clients at any given time could affect their share prices and so inevitably have a great influence on the company’s success or failure.
He who wants to travel the path of wisdom must not fear failure, for no matter how much progress he makes, his goal remains unattainably far off.
Britain's currency crisis has turned into a political one over government failure to stop the pound from going into free-fall.
I think this not a method that I can really recommend unless you are willing to risk failure.
Kimura is a Tokyo university graduate who became a taxi driver. According to some people's standards, he might be considered a failure, but I think it's fine as long as he likes driving.
It has been said that a man at ten is an animal, at twenty a lunatic, at thirty a failure, at forty a fraud, and at fifty a criminal.
Words alone cannot meet the needs of our people. These needs will be met only if we act boldly in the years ahead; and if we understand that the challenges we face are shared, and our failure to meet them will hurt us all.
For any type of organisation, internal harmony and unity are important factors in deciding its success or failure.
It's not long gone failure, nor heroic deeds to come, but here and now, which you should consider.
The failure or inability of the younger and older generation to communicate and understand each other is often reffered to as "the gap generation".
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Especially over the last 20 years, the purported link between progressive welfare policies and economic failure in the Northern European countries seems to point to the difficulty of sustaining both full social welfare and international competitivity.
Calculating the risk which is involved in the event of failure, he demanded a show-down with the other party.

English word "fracaso"(failure) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "The Second String" (Nat Gould)
Fichas del libro - "In Jeopardy" (Van Tassel Sutphen)
Fichas del libro - "Othmar" (Ouida)
Fichas del libro - "Search-Light Letters" (Robert ...
Fichas del libro - "The Arena Volume 4, No. 24, No...

2. flopped flopped


Tom flopped onto his bed and was soon fast asleep.
The Wireless Watch flopped miserably in the market,...

English word "fracaso"(flopped) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Coming Attraction" (Fritz Leiber)
Fichas del libro - "Pollony Undiverted" (Sydney Va...
Fichas del libro - "The Unwilling Professor" (Arth...
Fichas del libro - "The Adventures of Bob White" (...
Fichas del libro - "The Magic Fishbone A Holiday R...

3. flop


This show was a total flop.
The play was a flop – only fifty people went to see it.
People want to see the hit and stay away from the flop.
a film, play, product etc that is not successful [≠ hit] disastrous/spectacular etc flop The film was a complete flop.
successes and flops
That deal was supposed to be a cakewalk, but it turned out to be a flop.
I have to find a flop before it ges dark.
Our genius plan came out to be a complete flop.

English word "fracaso"(flop) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "All About the Little Small Red...
Fichas del libro - "The Nursery, June 1881, Vol. X...
Fichas del libro - "The Mary Frances Garden Book o...