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    #1

    You are failed on this city =???

    What does the sentence mean?

    You are failed on this city.
    I quoted it from "Arrow".

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    #2

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    I think the actual quote is "You have failed this city". It probably means that he wasn't able to do something that he tried to do for the city.

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    #3

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    It makes no sense.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #4

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    Do you mean the sentence makes no sense?
    How can I make it correct?

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    #5

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    See post #2.

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    #6

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    You mean becoming a hero, protecting the city?

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    #7

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    If this refers to "Green Arrow", probably.

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    #8

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I quoted it from "Arrow".
    In the context in this TV serial, I take 'You have failed this city' to mean 'You have failed to do what this city expects you to do'. Am I right or wrong?

    Not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    That seems to be correct.

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    #10

    Re: You are failed on this city =???

    If you want us to help you, Polyester, you need to take more care with your information. You misquoted the words and got the name of the show wrong!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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