Translation of "false dawn" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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false dawnnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌfɒls ˈdɔːn/ us /ˌfɑːls ˈdɑːn/

something that seems to show that a successful period is beginning or that a situation is improving when it is not

The increase in sales at the end of the year proved to be a false dawn. 年底销售的增长结果证明只不过是空欢喜一场。

(Translation of “false dawn” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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