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failing the exam #1 (permalink) Tue Jul 19, 2016 18:57 pm   failing the exam
 

1. She was furious with her daughter for failing the exam.
2. She was furious with her daughter for having failed the exam.
Please correct the above.
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Re: failing the exam #2 (permalink) Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:31 am   Re: failing the exam
 

To me, both are acceptable. No correction is necessary.
(I'm accustomed to using 'in' after the verb 'fail' though it is not incorrect and uncommon, particularly in InE. The usage sans 'in' is more American than British, I think)
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