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 Meanings and Examples of FAULT
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fault
 n.  a crack in the earth; defect, flaw, a wrong action
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  When these fellows are at fault they come to me, and I manage to put them on the right scent.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  It must be due to some fault in ourselves.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VII
3  Once again some of the animals heard this with a certain bewilderment, but Squealer was soon able to convince them that their memories had been at fault.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
4  It was his fault, since she had persisted in stretching his thread of life so fine, so far.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
5  I have one great fault to find with Tom, however, which I cannot forgive, and for which I take him heavily to account.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
6  They were at fault too, and off the scent.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
7  If we do not," said the Disinherited Knight, "the fault shall not be mine.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
8  But the gentleness and candour of Rebecca's nature imputed no fault to Ivanhoe for sharing in the universal prejudices of his age and religion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
9  In all these things, of course, the authorities were ridiculously at fault.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  Since, of course, it's not your own fault you are alive.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 6
11  Then at the inquiry, on the masters' side they said Ted had been frightened, and trying to run away, and not obeying orders, so it was like his fault really.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  So the compensation was only three hundred pounds, and they made out as if it was more of a gift than legal compensation, because it was really the man's own fault.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
13  It was not woman's fault, nor even love's fault, nor the fault of sex.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
14  The fault lay there, out there, in those evil electric lights and diabolical rattlings of engines.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
15  And she knew, partly it was her own fault.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
Example Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
16  The data that's being used to fault American education is highly politicized.
17  You should report any fault directly to the phone company.
18  He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.
19  Failure in a great enterprise is at least a noble fault.
20  A fault confessed is half redressed.
21  It's not your fault - these things happen.
22  He believes that the product's poor image is partly the fault of the press.
23  There's no need to take that tone with me-it's not my fault we're late.
24  The party at fault in a court case usually pays the other party's legal costs.
25  If nobody loves you, be sure it is your own fault.
26  She truly believes that none of this is her fault.
27  Reputation is often got without merit and lost without fault.
28  Oh, the whole episode was entirely his fault.
29  Divorce is never the fault of one partner; it takes two.
30  Don't pull him up about this; it's not really his fault.