Definition of 'letdown'
Example sentences containing 'letdown'
The only slight letdown is the front seats.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And so to not do it was a huge letdown.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The only big letdown is the art.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But anything less than one gold will be a big letdown.The Sun (2010)
Anything less would be another big letdown.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2009)
Sadly, it was a big letdown.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I think they will see it as a huge letdown.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
THIS is going to be the biggest letdown in years.The Sun (2010)
It was a huge letdown.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Just one slight letdown - she didn't vote for him.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
And the climax is a huge letdown, lacking the lift-off we need to take the story and its characters to heart.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
After all this hype, some fear that the film itself will prove a letdown, although this no longer seems to matter.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The slowdown in growth in VAT receipts is perhaps the biggest letdown, particularly given the apparent strength of the consumer.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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