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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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Let's face it, we've all faced setbacks and there are times when you have a bad day and you just want to go home, grab a beer and shut the rest of the world out.
Sadly, given the time of year, this fresh setback will cast a doubt over whether he will be able to race again this season.
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Today's smaller lots should have a smaller setback, they argued, because they have less usable space.
And since then the 33-yearold has had a number of setbacks in his quest for fitness - the latest of which came this week - and it now seems he is highly unlikely to be in contention for a first-team comeback this calendar year.
Today, Lane County's riparian setback ordinance requires residential, agricultural and forestry properties adjacent to streams with flows greater than 1,000 cubic feet per second - for example, the McKenzie - to maintain setbacks that limit the amount of native riparian vegetation that can be removed, and limit development within the riparian areas (Lane Code 16.
An apologetic Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson has admitted their Carling Cup exit to Northampton is another setback in an up-and-down season so far.
He had a little bit of a training setback a couple of weeks ago which wasn't ideal, but he seems fine now," said Hammond.
All the setbacks just motivate me even more," said the 2008 Welsh ABA lightheavyweight champion, "and whoever they put in front of me in May will get knocked out.
EVERTON: The Toffees midfielder Mikel Arteta has suffered a setback in his recovery from a serious knee injury.
The filly, runner-up in the King's Stand at Royal Ascot and winner of the Darley July Cup on her latest start, has met with a setback.
Miller had looked on course to be fit for the start of the season had to undergo another operation after suffering a setback in training.
DOUGLAS - The Zoning Board of Appeals, American Pro Wind LLC and their legal teams debated the conditions for approval of variances for hours last night, the major sticking point being minimum setback requirements for the 13 wind turbines.
The Supreme Court of New Hampshire ruled that setback areas cannot be included when calculating lot area for building sites and that requiring a minimum of 30,000 contiguous square feet for building lots serves a valid land use purpose.