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false dawn

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfalse dawnˌfalse ˈdawn noun [countable] formal  DISAPPOINTEDa situation in which something good seems likely to happen, but it does not The ceasefire turned out to be another false dawn.
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false dawnThe first quarter's sales figures were sort of a false dawn.The global fund in all probability will prove to be another false dawn for the poor.
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