fail to win

See: lose
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Good deeds never go unrewarded, nor does virtue ever fail to win the crown of divine justice, be it early or be it late.
March, John and Meg, Jo and Beth, and all exulted over him with the sincere admiration which boys make light of at the time, but fail to win from the world by any after-triumphs.
Farage, who faces competition from Pub Landlord Al Murray in Kent, said: "If I fail to win South Thanet, it is curtains for me.
Summary: DUBAI -- Dubai shares fell for the first time in almost a week, reversing earlier gains, after brokerages in the UAE said the nation may fail to win an emerging-market status upgrade at MSCI Inc.
WHENEVER a team who are challenging for the title fail to win a match, it is said to be a shock.
Summary: Tokyo, July 11, 2010, SPA --Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan&'s Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and its coalition partner would fail to win the 56 seats, the number needed to control the chamber, in Sunday&'s upper house election, news reports said, according.
FLORENT MALOUDA says he'll suffer the biggest blow of his career if Chelsea fail to win the Premiership.
But City can be promoted themselves if they win at Brun-ton Park, Nottingham Forest lose at home to Bournemouth and Blackpool fail to win at Cheltenham Town.
color) Twins Bob, left, and Mike Bryan fail to win their third straight Grand Slam title, losing to Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi.
I'll step down if the LDP and the New Komeito party fail to win a (combined) majority,'' Koizumi said during a news conference, referring to the election for the powerful 480-seat House of Representatives.
For Tiger to fail to win the US PGA and any of next season's Majors you can have 7-4.
Then his father comes, also seeking asylum, but they fail to win their case and are directed to return to Ethiopia.