mis·car·ry /ˌmɪsˈkæri, ˈmɪsˌkæri/
mis·car·ry /(ˈ)mɪsˈkærɪ/ 不及物動詞
Mis·car·ry v. i. [imp. & p. p. Miscarried p. pr. & vb. n. Miscarrying.]
1. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination, or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to suffer defeat.
My ships have all miscarried. --Shak.
The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried. --Shak.
2. To bring forth young before the time they are viable; to have a spontaneous abortion.
v 1: be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?";
"The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
[syn: fail, go wrong] [ant: succeed]
2: suffer a miscarriage [ant: carry to term]