Thesaurus / failure
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Each of these failures compounded and led to the current US death toll — and local and state governments, as hard as some tried, simply don’t have the resources to fight a pandemic on their own as the federal government flails.
TRUMP SAYS US COVID-19 DEATHS WOULD BE LOW IF YOU EXCLUDED BLUE STATES. THAT’S WRONG.GERMAN LOPEZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
As recently as 2017, the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement issued a report outlining continuing failures by the state to police water pollution by coal companies.
THIS BILLIONAIRE GOVERNOR’S COAL COMPANY MIGHT GET A BIG BREAK FROM HIS OWN REGULATORSBY KEN WARD JR.SEPTEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
But, I mean, if I worked at Netflix, I might think, “Well, maybe I will get fired if it’s a big enough failure, if I actually screw up enough.”
WHAT IF YOUR COMPANY HAD NO RULES? (BONUS EPISODE)MARIA KONNIKOVASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The heart can recover from myocarditis, but in rare cases, the condition can damage the heart muscle enough to lead to heart failure.
COLLEGE ATHLETES SHOW SIGNS OF POSSIBLE HEART INJURY AFTER COVID-19AIMEE CUNNINGHAMSEPTEMBER 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
If a company’s prevalence metric rose above a preset threshold, Facebook suggests, that company “might be subject to greater oversight, specific improvement plans, or—in the case of repeated systematic failures—fines.”
WHY THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL US INTERNET LAW IS WORTH SAVINGAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s so easy to waste energy worrying unproductively about our failures, when you could be redirecting that energy to making meaningful positive impact.
17 EXTREMELY USEFUL PRODUCTIVITY TIPS FROM THIS YEAR’S 40 UNDER 40MARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Be equally comfortable with success and failure and never stop learning from either one.
PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A BETTER LIFE AND CAREER FROM FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40ARIC JENKINSSEPTEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
WORDS RELATED TO FAILURE
- act of God
- bad luck
- bad news
- fell stroke
- hard luck
- hot water
- ill luck
- the worst
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