I'm confused as to what "to a fault" means. If I say, "He's sarcastic to a fault," does that mean he's a little too good at being sarcastic so that it turns into a bad thing?

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crow robot answered

Sarcastic to a fault is not right

You do something thats good to a fault...like he is honest to a fault . It basically means that you are nothing but honest. But you wouldn't say someone is sarcastic to a fault.


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To a fault references the highest level .. Like for example: He is honest, 'to a fault'  .. Means he is very honest, without a doubt.

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