"a let down"
Related words and phrases:
Two students are talking ...
Student 1: Did you get your big term paper back?
Student 2: Yes, I did and what a big disappointment.
Student 1: What do you mean?
Student 2: Well, I worked so hard and so long on the paper and only got a "C".
Student 1: Wow! That is a let down!
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Well, are you ready to launch your new business?
Friend 2: No. My loan application was rejected.
Friend 1: Oh, that must be such a let down.
Friend 2: I'm feeling very disappointed.
There is no gerund form for the idiom a let down.
1) I love this show, but not this episode and it has been a let down to this new season.
2) What you may not like are the down-tempo songs that definitely feel like a let down compared to her up-temp songs.
3) Google's glasses were a little bit of a let down for those of us who wanted a true head-up display.
4) It was a let down to realize I had been chasing some phantom cultural construct.
5) The new iPad isn't faster and thus, would be a let down for anyone wanting a faster iPad.
6) The ending was a bit of a let down after all of the buildup.
7) There were low points and episodes that felt like a bit of a let down relative to the general quality of the show.
8) Today felt kind of dull, kind of a let down.
9) The ending DID seem a bit... of a let down, hurried, and something for quick ending.
10) The food was a bit of a let down. Accordingly I would not recommend you visit this place.
11) Every Madonna show I have been to has been a let down and half way through you get bored and fed up.
12) Actually, receiving the objects of my fixated imagination was a let down.
13) What were the writers and creators of the show thinking. I feel like a let down fan.
14) Claudia was a huge disappointment. And each character's role was just a let down.
15) The rosemary fries were thin and crispy but the radish salad was kind of a let down, nothing special about it.
16) These were very nice al dente style. Dessert was also a let down. Beware the ice cream with espresso.
17) Yes gala events can be a let down as the director/producers or cast only come out for a few minutes to talk.
18) The beach area is sadly a let down. No sand but a lot of pebbles.
19) I keep feeling like a failure and a let down because I can no longer do all the things that I used to do.
20) Not saying its a bad film but it was definitely a bit of a let down and anti-climax.