Meaning of “so much for sth” in the English Dictionary

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"so much for sth" in British English

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so much for sth

C2 used to express disappointment at the fact that a situation is not as you thought it was:

The car won't start. So much for our trip to the beach.

(Definition of “so much for sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)