false dawn


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false dawn

n
(Astronomy) zodiacal light appearing just before sunrise
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The win over Bangor last month was, maybe, a false dawn but the last three games have seen a significant improvement in the way the lads have adapted to the demands of top-tier football and the performance in our 3-0 win at Carmarthen last week was a massive boost for the lads.
The role of owner Mike Ashley is again under the spotlight and Toon fans are warning that the Magpies' jubilant return to the Premier League could prove a false dawn unless signings are made - and quickly.
ARE we Town fans witnessing yet another sad false dawn with the arrival of Mr Wagner?
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From 2006 when the company was formed the company has lurched from crisis to false dawn to crisis and is restructuring and refocusing its activities to reverse losses
Mercedes suffered a largely poor 2012 campaign, Nico Rosberg's surprise win in China in the third race a false dawn which preceded a sequence of just two podium finishes over the next 17 races.
Palmer put his GBmoto Honda machinery on the front row in qualifying at the season curtain raiser but that early high point has proved to be a significant false dawn for the Nuneaton rider.
Lose and we'll call the World Cup another false dawn - agony or ecstasy, with nothing in between.
Edoardo Molinari, the third member of the party, has endured a poor season and yesterday's 66 may prove a false dawn.
It proved a false dawn for the Musselmen, though, as Davies made sure the spoils were going to the blues.
Since the light appears close to dawn in the fall, the phenomenon was often mistaken in antiquity for the light of the rising sun, and it became known as the false dawn.