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so much for sth

C2 used to ​expressdisappointment at the ​fact that a ​situation is not as you ​thought it was: The ​car won't ​start. So much for ​ourtrip to the ​beach.
(Definition of so much for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “so much for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) …到此为止,…只好作罢(表示失望或恼火)…
in Chinese (Traditional) …到此為止,…只好作罷(表示失望或惱火)…
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