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it failed

9,070,000 results on the web

Some examples from the web:

  • This House cannot keep falling for fake promises; the ball was in the Council's court but it failed to act appropriately and effectively.
  • When the European Council introduced direct elections in 1976, it failed to set out the constitutional rights of Members.
  • Luckily, the bomber was an amateur, so it failed to go off.
  • Error launching %1. Either KLauncher is not running anymore, or it failed to start the application.
  • Black Thorne, made the first intent and it failed.
  • And the food wasn't as good as the stuff, and so it failed.
  • However, one producer originally considered for the sample had to be excluded as it failed to provide a meaningful questionnaire response.
  • However, since it failed to demonstrate any link between the export tax rebate and the pricing of the exported product concerned, the claim could not be accepted.

it was failed

217,000 results on the web

Some examples from the web:

  • It was a failed experiment in every way.
  • It was a failed attempt to kidnap this little girl.
  • I hear it was a failed escape.
  • It was a failed attempt though.
  • I hear it was a failed escape.
  • But tonight, it was me who failed.
  • It was you who failed to specify when or where.
  • All it took was one failed product launch and the stock price dipped.

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