dashing hopes

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Noun1.dashing hopes - an act (or failure to act) that disappoints someone
failure - an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
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The cases were announced just hours after Sierra Leone officially heralded the end of its recent Ebola flare-up, again dashing hopes that the deadly disease was gone from West Africa.
00 on the same day the first team face Arsenal in a teatime kick-off - dashing hopes of some of the Magpies' super fans who wanted to see both games.
It turned out to be mosscovered debris, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Face-to-face talks between warring parties in South Sudan have been delayed, government and rebel delegations said Saturday, dashing hopes of a swift ceasefire to end raging battles and risks of all-out civil war.
9 percent over the previous November, dashing hopes that favorable monsoon rains would slow the runaway food inflation.
South Korea's key consumer sentiment index held steady in December from November and stood below the neutral point for a fifth consecutive month, the central bank said, dashing hopes of a quick economic rebound.
Which countries were selected to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, dashing hopes of the tournament coming to England?
A planned ballot of British Airways cabin crew on resolving their dispute with the airline has been suspended, dashing hopes of an end to the bitter row.
GROWTH in the UK's powerhouse services sector weakened during November, dashing hopes of a speedy recovery.
5% in December, dashing hopes that November's slide of 0.
Cambridge MA) said that their drug Rituxan failed as a treatment for lupus in a closely-watched study, potentially dashing hopes of a significant sales expansion for the blockbuster biotechnology medicine.
Mahathir told a select group of reporters after the two-hour meeting that he will not stop attacking the administration of his hand-picked successor, dashing hopes of an early end to their bitter political row, the Associated Press reported.