Examples of setback in a Sentence
Despite some early setbacks, they eventually became a successful company.
the colonists persevered despite suffering setbacks that would have discouraged lesser souls
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And now, according to Sky Sport Italia (via Football Italia), the Italian has had another setback in training.
The River Forest Village Board approved the new setbacks by a 4-0 vote.
Get our daily newsletter Jokowi had a setback last year when the opposition won Jakarta, the capital.
When Jolie took on the role, there were criticisms from diehard fans of the video game series that her being American and not ... proportioned to the physical design of the character were setbacks.
The Making a Model star and mom to Gigi, 22, Bella, 21, and Anwar, 18, looked pretty cozy despite the setback.
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Losing the Breakers, the longest-running women's professional soccer club in the United States, is arguably the biggest setback that the National Women's Soccer League has faced in its short history.
Still, the setbacks are sobering: the 2016 defeat at the polls of a regional transit tax, and recent statements by leaders in Oakland and Macomb counties that backed away from wholehearted support for a future transit tax.
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: a problem that makes progress more difficult or success less likely
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