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Synonyms for flunk

fail

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  • fail
  • screw up
  • flop in
  • plough
  • be unsuccessful in
  • not make the grade at
  • not come up to scratch in
  • not come up to the mark in

Synonyms for flunk

to receive less than a passing grade

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Synonyms for flunk

failure to reach a minimum required performance

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fail to get a passing grade

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The university refuses to tell students that Plato is more essential than linguistics, which Amy Carter also flunked at Brown.
Marianne Means' article shows that she flunked civics while in high school.
The status of Patterson, who flunked out of school last year, could be determined by next week.
Some of the portraits strain for humor, much of it at the expense of hapless rookie prosecutor Tommy Kaplanes, who blows case after case - at one point, he admits, ``I have no freakin' idea what I'm going to say next'' - and moonlights as a bartender to pay off his law-school bills (he flunked the bar exam twice).
A total of 17 other states have already flunked parts of the reviews, and penalties against the states are pending.
Her first, Abby, a golden retriever, copped an attitude and flunked out.
Reilly took home Macy to meet Abby, who also flunked.
Receiver Paul Nelson, San Diego State: Flunked out of school before becoming eligible this season.
As a kid, he had flunked second grade - held back because of a learning disability.
First, the Los Angeles Unified School District signed the Chanda Smith Consent Decree following a class-action suit filed by a parent whose daughter twice flunked 10th grade after she was denied enrollment in a special education program.
Cornerback Julius Williams, who flunked out of school this summer, said he will take extension classes this fall and hopes to re-enroll in school for the winter quarter and rejoin the team next year.
Ligons wasn't on it, the result of him having flunked out of school.
Then I took a chemistry class and flunked my first test,'' he said, laughing.
ALSO: President Fidel Castro said Cuba will continue to compete in the Pan Am Games and other international events even though he is suspicious of drug tests flunked by his country's athletes.
The art world's idea of a great designer is the Frenchman Philippe Starck,'' whose interiors, says Wolfe, look like backdrops for male models, ``the ones with the eight-day growth of beard, the hangdog slouch and the glum look of a recovering codeine addict who just flunked out of his 12-step program.