功虧一簣 gōng kuī yī kuì
Why do you discontinue compiling your dictionary? Don’t you think it a pity to give it up when it is nearly completed?
There is many a slip between the cup and the lip.
There’s many a slip’s twixt the cup and the lip.
There is many a slip between the cup and lip !
There are many a slip between the cup and the lip.
There’s many a slip between the cup and the lip.
He had come close — but had not succeeded — in fulfilling his dream.
The ambush made the government’s efforts thus far seem inadequate.
Without the full participation of the United States and China, most negotiators believe that any agreement is doomed to fail.
Stimulated by the tremendous business opportunities in a grave risk of re-bubble blown up, and eventually lead to macro-control effort.
He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, but his heart was not completely true to the Lord.
In all cases, the fist is the only dongfeng, and if the fist strong down inevitably fell short of success.
All those teams have played in a similar way and ended up with no reward because we’ve remained patient and not lost our concentration at the back.
After they had at last come so close, this week’s defeat was a bitter disappointment to Washingtonians.
The rebound can not be as easy to break through and the success of the occupation, is likely to lead to a large number of investors to escape, so that the rebound fell short of success.
Moor shook his head and said, “It couldn’t be a dream. I’ve been working hard for decades but all my effort and hard work has come to nothing. It was definitely not a dream! “”
Many Chinese saw the narrow failure of their bid to host the games in 2000 as the result of malicious western attempts to keep their country in check.
However, many property developers in full display device sales competition, but some details overlooked marketing, risk, a serious impact on sales.
Gore’s narrow loss in Florida eight years go to then Texas Governor George Bush cost him the presidential election.
Vagueness or ambivalence can be the kiss of defeat, if not death, in some pursuits and are often why some folks get lost in their efforts.
High heat when sugar is in, now u should keep an eye closely to the meat coz there’s not much liquor in the popper.
Despite all our efforts, we still lose the game as the score gap was too big, with the ending whistle blew by referee the score was fixed at 74:58.
When a new chance facing with you, daring to give up what you have gained, it is not a failure, not a pause on the way, but to pursue much bigger developing space.
I once had a suspect on their own and do not have confidence, almost six in the final stage of the notes short of giving up, or finally adhere to the original plan to review the implementation of it.
should Phileas Fogg once miss, even by an hour, a steamer, he would have to wait for the next, and that would irrevocably render his attempt vain.
The Spurs (24-12) faltered in the final quarter of their most recent game, giving up 31 points en route to a 105-98 home loss to Orlando on Sunday.
People are consist of different type of individuals, we must admit that a small groups of people must have benefited from unjust and injustice, so they will try everything to maintain status quo.
But again heart break for Espanyol, they had made the final in 1988 lost that one by penalties as well and Sevilla really are building reputation for being a fantastic team at the moment.
Since the procedure of development may be rugged and variable, if we cannot insist on it, we may fall short of success for lack of a final effort and constant change of goals.
The collapse of the seven-year effort to further reduce trade barriers is regrettable, not least because it aimed to increase the access of the poorest countries to rich-country markets.