false dawn


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false dawn

n
(Astronomy) zodiacal light appearing just before sunrise
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Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida, who has helped to push the entertainment giant through an extensive restructuring and to make record profits for the first time in two decades, stressed that Sony's recover is not another false dawn but one that will remain, the Financial Times reports, citing Yoshida.
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.
Is Wagner a false dawn? ARE we Town fans witnessing yet another sad false dawn with the arrival of Mr Wagner?
"Having peaked, at a five-year high of 1.6 million barrels per day in 2015, global oil demand growth is forecast to ease back considerably in 2016, to 1.2 million barrels per day, pulled down by notable slowdowns in Europe, China and the United States," Paris-based IEA said in its (http://www.iea.org/newsroomandevents/news/2016/february/iea-releases-oil-market-report-for-february.html) monthly market report , adding that the recent uptick in the price of Brent crude - to $33.31 a barrel from January's 12-year low of $27.15 a barrel - could be a "(http://www.ft.com/fastft/2016/02/09/iea-warns-of-false-dawn-in-oil-prices-with-market-awash/) false dawn ."
Every manager who has walked a mile in his shoes for the past 25 years has had to deal with expectation off the charts, with false dawn after false dawn.
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.
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.