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A person or thing that is regarded as unpleasant, unlucky, or undesirable.‘dry weather is always bad news for gardeners’
- ‘I spent a lot of time getting ready for Halina the second time, but she had bad news when I arrived.’
- ‘The bad news is nobody knows who will be the Chancellor in two or three weeks, if we have one.’
- ‘If this commercial proposition proves wrong, it could be bad news for more than Scardino.’
- ‘The bad news is that anyone who adores linear thinking will be in for a rough ride this month.’
- ‘This is bad news for poor organisations hoping to run it on ancient hardware.’
- ‘He then received a second call from her in the evening bearing the bad news.’
- ‘His hard, dark orbs dart to and fro while he delivers a good news / bad news proposition.’
- ‘The most frequent complaint I hear is that journalists present only the bad news.’
- ‘There is always some bad news somewhere and therefore always a reason not to invest.’
- ‘But there is a world of time for bad news and we are only travelling together for a short time more.’
- ‘She didn't know whether the news was good news or bad news, and so she didn't react at all to it.’
- ‘Isn't there always bad news just when you think a project is going along nicely?’
- ‘Bad news is always hard but bad news on a beautiful sunny morning seems doubly burdensome.’
- ‘The bad news for air passengers is that things are likely to get even worse.’
- ‘The bad news is that many companies do not have the depth of management to achieve this.’
- ‘Now the counting is over and, as so often in life, we have good news and bad news.’
- ‘If you want to avoid this process, then there's some good news and some bad news.’
- ‘In Japan, the banks are in a terrible mess so we can only expect more bad news from Tokyo.’
- ‘I told him to stay out of it and let someone else be the bearer of bad news.’
- ‘The bad news is that those of you still using version 4 or older browsers will not be able to see any of this.’
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