Betekenis van:
lost cause

lost cause
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable



    lost cause


    1. I believe this man to be a lost cause.
    2. This is mainly based on the claims that the production of the complainants complement the imports from the countries concerned, that the imposition of anti-dumping measures would cause a major displacement of imports from countries concerned to other third countries, and that finally the injury suffered by the Community industry was not be caused by dumping and that the complainants have lost market shares over many years allegedly due to factors other than dumping.