One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make an adverse criticism or objection, sometimes unfairly or destructively.‘he finds fault with everything I do’
fault, find lackingView synonyms
- ‘Certainly envy seeks to spoil it by finding fault and criticising every blemish.’
- ‘He often complained that she never left him alone and found fault with everything he did.’
- ‘Nobody can find fault with those who want to protest in public.’
- ‘Anyone who found fault with his behaviour or values was ‘middle-class’ or ‘common’.’
- ‘It is all too easy to criticise or find fault in what others do.’
- ‘Its hard for a critic not to find fault, kind of removes the point really.’
- ‘She even found fault with the way he performed household chores.’
- ‘Elders often found fault with young people for watching objectionable movies or reading pornographic books.’
- ‘I've no doubt some will, but losers always find fault in every thing and whinge and bawl on almost every thing.’
- ‘He was never satisfied and found fault with everything.’
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