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suffer a setback

to have a minor or temporary failure. We suffered a setback when much of our vineyard was damaged by a fungus.
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Focus your vision on what you want, despite the setback, and use the setback for what it really is: a transition period.
Start enforcing the laws, including the setback [requirement].
For all Insafians who are feeling dejected after NA154 result, every setback is an opportunity to analyse one's mistakes, correct them and come back stronger.
Gatland revealed he was told by Munster that the scrum-half (right) had suffered a setback last week in his return from a shoulder injury.
During the setback period, the indoor temperature is maintained within the setback operating range.
You may be surprised at the solutions they suggest to cope with the setback.
A building safety expert with the Dubai Municipality said building code and fire safety code implemented in the emirate stipulate regulations related to adequate and safe distances between buildings, which are known as setback distance regulations.
Of course, it's easy to get bogged down in the negatives and on what went wrong, but instead of wallowing in the setback, turn it into a learning experience.
LAST year's St Leger hero Kingston Hill is unlikely to make the track this season, with the four-year-old suffering a fresh setback.
Summary: Honda's Chinese unit is recalling 408,000 sport utility vehicles to repair a defective shock absorber rod in a new setback in China for Japanese automakers.
A Laurie Ann Lane, Paris couple wanted the county to amend its bylaw restricting the setback for swimming pool equipment.
A PHYSICIAN in Australia has now called for a 10 km setback for all wind farms from occupied buildings.
Washington, March 03, 2011 (Frontier Star): The mass anti-government protests in the Middle East is a major setback for al-Qaeda as fall of authoritarian regimes in Egypt and Tunisia have proved wrong the message of the terror outfit that violence is not required for change, a top US official said.
In 1992, after the defeat of The McKenzie River Initiative, a local ballot measure that proposed riparian setbacks on the McKenzie River for residential, agricultural and forestry uses, the Lane County Board of Commissioners saw value in establishing a riparian setback ordinance for all of Lane County's surface waters to protect water quality, native fish and other natural resources.
Summary: An apologetic Roy Hodgson has admitted Liverpool's Carling Cup exit to Northampton is another setback in an up-and-down season so far.