from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to find reason for blaming or complaining; to express dissatisfaction; to complain; -- followed by with before the thing complained of; but formerly by at.
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Off the field, however, Hill's disposition to find fault with his comrades helps to explain the difficulty of using to best advantage his undeniable excellencies.
They are flawless, with flecked stems and stout caps, and there is nothing to find fault with except for one thing—they are not belye.
It was almost a given that there'd be something to find fault with, and he could add another item to the list of failures being chalked up against Captain Jester's record.
So grim had Thorin become, that even if they had wished, the others would not have dared to find fault with him; but indeed most of them seemed to share his mind-except perhaps old fat Bombur and Fili and Kili.
Inclined to find fault without warrant, many commentators have all kinds of flaws to pick with this expression.