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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the failings of the [government, council, school]
  2. the failings of [public, health, transport] services
  3. [have, has] been blamed for the failings
  4. [discuss, analyze, report] the failings
  5. the failings are due to [poor, dishonest, shocking] management
  6. [pride, dishonesty, arrogance] is a terrible failing
  7. his failings have been [revealed, shown, exposed]
  8. the [main, principal] failing of her character
  9. is a [grave, serious, significant] failing
  10. is his [biggest, most damning] failing
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