fail to see

fail to see

To be incapable of understanding or unwilling to accept something. Mary, I fail to see what your fear of spiders has to do with your unwillingness to go on this trip. Congressman, I fail to see how your opponent, as you claim, is in any way responsible for the economic slump in your state.
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The editor who thinks a savage attack on the vice president of the United States is hilarious may fail to see the humor when the victim is a city council member or major advertiser he'll be sitting beside at tomorrow's Rotary breakfast.