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exp.
find for/against sb
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to rule in favour of/against sb
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to set o.s. against sb
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to let sb down
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fail sb
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against sth
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to work against sth/sb
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fallar

  
a       vi  
1    [freno]   to fail  
[plan]  
to fail, go wrong  
[cuerda]  
to break, give way  
[motor]  
to misfire  
le falla la memoria      his memory is failing  
si no me falla la memoria      if my memory serves me correctly o right o well  
si no me falla la vista      if my eyes don't deceive me  
le falló el corazón      his heart failed  
me fallaron las piernas      my legs gave way  
algo falló en sus planes      something went wrong with his plans  
han fallado todas nuestras previsiones      all our predictions have turned out to be wrong  
si le das un caramelo se calla, no falla nunca      if you give him a sweet he'll shut up, it never fails  
no falla, ya has vuelto a llegar tarde      *   I knew it, you're late again  
2    (=defraudar)  
fallar a algn      to let sb down, fail sb  
me has fallado de nuevo      you've let me down again  
mañana hay reunión, no me falles      there's a meeting tomorrow, don't let me down  
3      (Jur)   to pass judgment  
fallar a favor/en contra de algn      to rule in favour of/against sb, find for/against sb  
4      (Naipes)   to trump
b       vt  
1    (=errar)  
falló las cuatro preguntas      she got all four questions wrong  
fallé el tiro      I missed  
fallar el blanco      to miss the target  
2      (Jur)   to deliver judg(e)ment in
3      [+premio]   to award
4      (Naipes)   to trump
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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falla, Fallas, fallir, faltar

"fallar a favor|en contra de": examples and translations in context
En consecuencia, en dos casos idénticos, se puede fallar a favor de una persona y en contra de otra, dependiendo del organismo empleador y del tribunal encargado de entender en la causa. As a result, the outcome of an identical case could be favourable to one staff member and unfavourable to another, depending on the employer and the tribunal adjudicating the case.
Las partes interesadas estaban o completamente en contra de esta tecnología o totalmente a favor de ella. Stakeholders were either totally against this technology or in favour of it.
Yo he votado en contra de la enmienda, pero ahora quiero votar a favor. My recommendation with regard to this amendment was negative at first, but I would now like to change this into a positive one.
Se han realizado manifestaciones a favor y en contra de dichas leyes. Demonstrations for and against the Hudood Laws have been held.
Esta recomendación no se declara a favor ni en contra de la legalización de sustancias adictivas. This recommendation does not come down for or against the legalisation of addictive substances.
Otras están en contra de la Constitución, pero a favor de la ampliación. You have those who are against the Constitution but for enlargement.
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