less than pleased

less than pleased

Disappointed or displeased. The bosses were less than pleased with the sales of our latest product. A: "How was your dad when you told him the news?" B: "Let's just say that he was less than pleased."
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less than pleased

displeased. We were less than pleased to learn of your comments. Bill was less than pleased at the outcome of the election.
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Gary Holt was less than pleased with the manner of Livingston's 2-1 victory but admitted he was delighted to avoid the "ridicule" of a Betfred Cup upset against Forfar.
Fans on both sides - but particularly Shels - are less than pleased about the long-term cosiness and that undercurrent will ripple through tonight's game.
FURIOUS Frankie Bunn was less than pleased at the chances his side missed as Oldham lost 3-2 at Stevenage in League Two.
According to the Apple Daily, Mayer was less than pleased to see an official from AIT show up to express concern for his case.
Arshad and Masood secure the house Meanwhile, the residents of Walford are less than pleased about Max's return, with the Carters even banning him from the Vic.
His club, Boca Juniors, appear less than pleased with their star striker.Argentinian club Boca Juniors were reportedly "furious" when they heard how their forward, Carlos Tevez, injured his calf.
Rather, he's less than pleased with parties external to the Commission that have made lives a bit more difficult for broadcasters -- and their bank account balances needlessly smaller.
Monica Myhre-Sandmark from Wavetrain Systems AS in Norway saw the bears and wanted one for her daughter, who she said was less than pleased that her mother had gone to the UK to attend the show.
Earlier in the year, around the time when details of the movie came out, King tweeted that real working clowns are less than pleased with him.
Coulter appeared less than pleased with the president's remarks about reforming taxes.
When at last Max finagles a way into Castle Hanstein, his old friend, Bero, is less than pleased to see him, Lady Clara is near death and Juliana, his old flame, is not meeting his eyes.
A club source told Sunday People Sport: "Let's just say the manager was less than pleased when he found out the delay in starting to lay the new pitch would impact on his training schedules."
Normally your TV show being offered an extended run would be good news, but Sean and Beverley are less than pleased to learn Pucks!
LEGO has recently launched Beauty Sets' aimed at young girls aged between 6-12 years, a move that has left many a parent a little less than pleased. In a recent magazine spread titled Emma's Beauty Tips', which appears in the March-April Yellow Brick edition of LEGO Club Magazine, the brand suggests hairstyles to its readers based on the shape of their faces.