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damp squibnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdæmp ˈskwɪb/  us   /ˌdæmp ˈskwɪb/ UK
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.
(Definition of damp squib from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “damp squib”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人空欢喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人空歡喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
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