fault

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɔːlt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɔlt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôlt)


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fault

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. was (not) my fault
  2. whose fault is it (anyway)?
  3. who is at fault (here)?
  4. is no one's fault but your own
  5. it's your own fault for [getting, telling, being]
  6. is my fault for [thinking, believing, leaving]
  7. it's all my fault!
  8. will take the fault for this one
  9. was no one's fault
  10. was at fault for the [loss, slip, error]
  11. fault due to [negligence, oversight]
  12. is the fault of the [director, president, company]
  13. is her [only, major, main] fault
  14. through no fault of her own
  15. a fault in [calculation, addition, programming]
  16. UK: my [washing machine, tablet] (has) developed a fault
  17. the [San Andreas] Fault
  18. a fault in [California]
  19. tennis: [she, he] served a double fault
  20. the jump was [flagged, declared] a fault
  21. [generous, rude, talkative] to a fault
n as adj
  1. on the fault line (between)
  2. is a fault zone
v
  1. fault him for his [mistakes, errors, actions]
  2. don't fault him for his [creativity, intelligence, skill]
  3. [can hardly, should not] be faulted for
  4. faulted for [being, having, failing]
  5. faulted with the [collapse, failure, destruction] of
  6. (can't) fault her on (her) [style, accuracy, spelling]
  7. [you, I] (can't) fault his [style]
  8. the [report, investigation, researched] faulted the
  9. fault the [lack, over consumption, greed] of
  10. sports: judges faulted him (on)
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