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1(result/news/sight) desalentador(news/sight/result) descorazonadorshe was rather discouraging about my chances — me desalentó / desanimó bastante en cuanto a mis posibilidades
- In this area, the law enforcement advances are discouraging.
- It was a very discouraging outcome.
- A new period begins amid circumstances much more discouraging for the economic struggle of the proletariat.
- There is nothing more discouraging to a society than playing to empty seats.
- The news from Albright over the satellite phone was discouraging.
- Such sloppy raids have had a discouraging impact on nightspot patronage.
- The atmosphere during those closing moments was gloomy, depressing and discouraging.
- Despite the discouraging times, Israeli activists continue to struggle on many fronts.
- And it was discouraging to him to think of having to appease four sharpened appetites with a crust of bread.
- As they dug in their shallow pit, the signs were discouraging.
- We are living, my dear friend, in a discouraging time.
- The length of monthly meetings proved discouraging to some members as well.
- Finishing fifth out of six in that initial foray was discouraging, but didn't deter her.
- The political environment is likely to be equally discouraging for Labour.
- The results so far are discouraging.
- He showed me a few kicks, and I realized that he was good at that, better than me anyway, which was highly discouraging.
- The available figures on the knowledge of some health professionals are discouraging.
- Telling people to boost a goal they might not even have reached yet could also be discouraging, he adds.
- Theft was a very discouraging problem from the very start.
- In that respect Scotland made progress last week, even if it did so amid a flurry of discouraging headlines.
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