Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Fault"

The meaning of "Fault" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa to find fault ?
A: Find problems, being picky... there needs to be more context to tell for sure, could mean many things tbh
Q: O que significa I can't fault them.?
A: When someone says "I can't blame them", they may not blame themselves either. So the person is not blaming anyone.

But when someone says "it's my fault", the person is blaming themself instead of others.
Q: O que significa I do not love him the less for his fault.?
A: Well, you can use it in conversation if you want to impress somebody! ;)
Q: O que significa this tweet-> Yes its my fault but f★★k you iOS 11 beta! So temperamental?
A: Maybe that person got mad because they did not like that iOS version? iOS is the operating system of the iPhone. "Temperamental" means that something changes a lot, or does not function properly all the time. This sounds like he did not like the iOS version because it did not do what he wanted on his phone.
Q: O que significa the fault in our stars ?
A: If talking about literally stars, then "the imperfections of our stars"

But it's an idiomatic expression, so "our stars" could mean "our destiny" or "our fate", since some people refer to astrology to "read" the future. In this case, it can mean "the imperfection of our fate"

Example sentences using "Fault"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com ‎difference : fault, guilt, blame?

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A: Guilt refers either to a crime (His guilt was obvious, all the evidence had pointed out that he had killed his wife) or to feeling remorse (He felt a lot of guilt over his behavior).

Fault and blame are quite similar, but fault has to do with a mistake (it was their fault that the accident happened) and blame has to do with who takes responsibility for the mistake (he took the blame, even though he hadn't done anything)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com find fault.
A: He finds fault with everything I do.
She just couldn't find fault with the student's essay.
There wasn't a single film he didn't find fault with.
Every time we ate, my parents found fault with my manners.
Some might find fault with the way I live, but I don't mind.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com fault.
A: It's your fault.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com fault.
A: It is not my fault.
It's his fault that we're in this situation.
It doesn't matter whose fault it is.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com fault.
A: It's not my fault you've made a mistake. (noun use)

Do not fault me for my ignorance! (verb use)

Synonyms of "Fault" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre fault e defect? e we all have faults or defects? ?
A: pretty similar depending on context. Fault is used to describe people and implies some guilt while defect and fault can both be used to describe objects. Sometimes you will hear people describe people as having defects but very rarely. "It's my fault" = I am responsible. "We all have our faults" and "we all have character defects" mean about the same thing. It's a faulty engine = It's a defective engine. Yet there is a subtle difference where a defect is something that is original or part of the creation/production process while faults are acquired with use/time.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre my fault e my bad ?
A: Well actually, they can both be used in conversations when you are blaming yourself for a mistake, mis happening or anything like that.

"Sorry that was my fault" is almost exactly the same as saying "sorry my bad"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre fault e wrong e mistake e error and false e pleas help me with examples ?
A: A fault is a problem with something, usually a device or something electronic e.g. there is a fault in the system. The adjective is 'faulty' e.g. the computer is faulty.
Fault is also used to talk about when someone has done something and they are to blame e.g. it's all my fault.

Wrong means incorrect e.g. that is the wrong answer.
You are wrong.

Mistake and error are basically the same.
I made a mistake.
I made an error (less natural, but not wrong)

False means not real.
He used a false passport
Q: Qual é a diferença entre fault e blame ?
A: fault means there is something you have committed usually it is a crime or mistake while blame means someone told you that it is you who committed that and they are saying it is really you.They are pointing fingers(blaming).

ex.You broke the vase. It is your fault that the vase was broken.

They said it was really you.They are blaming you because of that reason.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre fault e responsibility ?
A: Fault has more of a negative meaning. It is when you do something wrong.
For example: it was your fault that the vase got broken
As for responsibility, it is something that is yours to do.
It is your responsibility to watch over the kids

Translations of "Fault"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? faults and false
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "The fault in our stars" (I really need it! Plz help><)
A: Do you mean how to pronounce it?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? fault, guilty, prove, pimples, suddenly, sense od humour
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? fault
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? fault
A: "Fault"

"The fault is mine."

Other questions about "Fault"

Q: It's not my fault. You're setting yourself up trouble. soa natural?
A: You're setting yourself up for trouble
Q: Who's to blame?

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Whose fault is that?

or

Who's the guilty one? soa natural?
A: The first two are fine.
Though I would personally say "whose fault was it?"
Q: He's always trying to find a fault with what I do. soa natural?
A: You don't have to put the 'a' before 'fault'. I think it sounds more natural saying ''He's always trying to find fault with what I do''.
Q: Maybe is my fault I should don't do that 也许这是我的错,我不应该去做 soa natural?
A: Maybe it is my fault, I shouldn't have done that.
Q: It is the enormous fault that schooling insist unidirectional transmission,which give rise to the students to be treated as passive receptacle of predigested ideas. soa natural?
A: Hmm. Perhaps something along the lines of "Chinese schools are often single-minded, and students suffer as a result."

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