Fred has a similarly single-minded approach to keeping his pub from failing, and a growing animosity toward his competition.
Annie Lee Cooper, well played by Winfrey, is shown trying but failing to register to vote.
The World Economic Forum has given Mexico a failing market concentration score of 3.5 out of 7.
early 13c., from Old French falir (11c., Modern French faillir) "be lacking, miss, not succeed," from Vulgar Latin *fallire, from Latin fallere "to trip, cause to fall;" figuratively "to deceive, trick, dupe, cheat, elude; fail, be lacking or defective." Related: Failed; failing. Replaced Old English abreoðan.