A refusal, rejection, or setback: don’t despair if you have a few knock-backs
More example sentences
- He has suffered more knock-backs in the last two years than most players will suffer in a career.
- It has taken seven years' hard work and several knock-backs along the way for the sports centre committee to get from idea stage to securing the funding and work beginning.
- Although he's had his fair share of knocks and knock-backs, his passion for the medium hasn't diminished.