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It was an unprecedented public involvement in the normally secret negotiations, and it was a painful letdown for many that you could see coming hours before it happened.
WHAT’S BEHIND THE EFFORT TO RECALL COUNCIL PRESIDENT JEN CAMPBELLSCOTT LEWISFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
So many times through the first 18 games of the season, the Wizards have come out on the wrong end of these fights, mostly because of a defensive letdown.
WIZARDS RISE TO THEIR OWN DEFENSE, BEAT THE HEAT ON THE ROADAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If there’s a letdown of behaviors, it’s going to find a way.
D.C. REGION HITS 11-WEEK HIGH IN CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS BUT AVOIDS SPIKES SEEN ELSEWHEREDANA HEDGPETH, LAURA VOZZELLA, LOLA FADULU, REBECCA TANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It doesn’t fly around like a drone, though, so it’s kind of a letdown after the previous announcement.
AMAZON’S FALL 2020 PRODUCTS ANNOUNCEMENTS INCLUDE A SECURITY CAMERA DRONE THAT FLIES AROUND YOUR HOUSESTAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 24, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
When I came back, I just knew that it would feel a bit like a letdown after having had the chance to play in Australia for a full season.
CONDUCTING THE MATHEMATICAL ORCHESTRA FROM THE MIDDLERACHEL CROWELLSEPTEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Someone else—Crag was never quite sure who—wanted an exact description of how the Aztec had handled during letdown.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
Knowing that nothing was in sight but waiting was a letdown after the activity of the predawn hours.
SMUGGLERS' REEFJOHN BLAINE
For most people, the experience of hypnosis is something of a letdown.
WHEN YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURNSTEVEN J. BARTLETT
No matter how you looked at the situation, the kid was in for a big letdown.
A KNYGHT THER WASROBERT F. YOUNG

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