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damp squib

noun [C] uk   UK us  
an event that is not as exciting or popular as people thought it would be: After all that media attention, the whole event turned out to be a bit of a damp squib, with very few people attending.
Translations of “damp squib”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人空歡喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人空欢喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
(Definition of damp squib from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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