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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SERBIA'S president has refused to meet his Kosovo counterpart at European Union-backed talks, dashing hopes of an imminent improvement in long-strained relations between the two countries.
BRITISH mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was back behind bars in Iran last night, dashing hopes she will soon be released.
and" Marada "does not back down Berri to "Assafir": rules of formation have changed AL-MUSTAQBAL: Saudi envoys Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and Minister Nizar Madani in Beirut Today THE DAILYSTAR: Hurdles hold off Cabinet until after Independence --Attempts to form a new government marked time over the weekend without any breakthrough in sight, dashing hopes for the birth of a national accord Cabinet before Independence Day Tuesday as the country's top leaders had desired.
ABIDJAN, Jumada I 15, 1437, February 24, 2016, SPA -- Ivory Coast said on Wednesday it has granted citizenship to Burkina Faso's former president Blaise Compaore, potentially dashing hopes he could be extradited to his neighbouring native country for his role in a high-profile murder case, according to Reuters.
NEWCASTLE United's Academy side will face Millwall in the FA Youth Cup at 3.00 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.
In the end, some have had to dig deep into retirement accounts to survive dashing hopes of a comfortable retirement.
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.
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.
The group said it was cautious ahead of the festive season as same-store sales fell 1.7 per cent in the first quarter of its financial year, dashing hopes of a sustained rebound following a return to growth in the quarter to June 30 during its best performance in three years.
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.