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fault

US [fɔlt]
UK [fɔːlt]
  • n.故障;过错;过失;缺陷
  • v.发现错误;找出缺点
  • Web断层;毛病;失误
Plural Form:faults  Present Participle:faulting  Past Tense:faulted  
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n.
责任responsibility
1.
[u]
责任;过错;过失the responsibility for sth wrong that has happened or been done
Why should I say sorry when it's not my fault ?
不是我的错为什么要我道歉?
It's nobody's fault.
谁都没有错。
It was his fault that we were late.
我们迟到责任在他。
It's your own fault for being careless.
你粗心大意是你自己的过失。
Many people live in poverty through no fault of their own .
很多人生活贫困并非他们自己有什么过错。
I think the owners are at fault(= responsible) for not warning us.
我认为业主没有提醒我们是有责任的。
人品in sb's character
2.
[c]
弱点;缺点a bad or weak aspect of sb's character
He's proud of his children and blind to their faults.
他为孩子们感到自豪,对他们的缺点视而不见。
I love her for all her faults(= in spite of them) .
尽管她有这么多缺点,我还是爱她。
错事sth wrong
3.
[c]
缺陷;毛病;故障something that is wrong or not perfect; something that is wrong with a machine or system that stops it from working correctly
The book's virtues far outweigh its faults.
这本书优点远远大于缺点。
The system, for all its faults , is the best available at the moment.
这个系统虽然缺点不少,却是现有最好的一个。
a major fault in the design
设计中的一个重大失误
a structural fault
结构缺陷
an electrical fault
电路故障
网球in tennis
4.
[c]
发球失误a mistake made when serving
He has served a number of double faults in this set.
他在这盘发球出现了一些双误。
地质geology
5.
[c]
(地壳岩层的)断层a place where there is a break that is longer than usual in the layers of rock in the earth's crust
the San Andreas fault
圣安德烈亚斯断层
a fault line
断层线
IDM
She is generous to a fault.
她过分慷慨。
to a fault
(良好品质)过分,过度used to say that sb has a lot, or even too much, of a particular good quality
She is generous to a fault.
她过分慷慨。
v.
1.
~ sb/sth
发现错误;找出缺点to find a mistake or a weakness in sb/sth
Her colleagues could not fault her dedication to the job.
她的同事认为她的敬业精神是无可挑剔的。
He had always been polite─she couldn't fault him on that.
他总是彬彬有礼,在这方面她对他无可指摘。

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