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failing that

fail·ing that
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your advertise can be here

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-ling th at]
    • /ˈfeɪ lɪŋ ðæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-ling th at]
    • /ˈfeɪ lɪŋ ðæt/

Definition of failing that words

  • phrase failing that You say failing that to introduce an alternative, in case what you have just said is not possible. 0

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Parts of speech for Failing that

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

failing that popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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