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to prevent something from continuing in the way that it was planned ทำให้ล้มเหลว (of a train) to come off the railway tracks ตกราง 

The PAD announced it is planning a major rally on Saturday to try to force the government from office and derail plans to hold a general election on the government's own terms.

National police chief Wichean Potephosree said yesterday intelligence reports from the Police Special Branch had identified five or six people who want to derail reconciliation efforts.

A train has derailed at Bang Sue station in Bangkok after switching staff moved too fast to get another train on the same line.

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