suffer a setback

    • 我々の企画は挫折した
    • We failed to carry out our project./Our project fell through.
    • この出来事で彼の人生は挫折した
    • This incident wrecked his life.
    • 不景気のあおりで彼の事業は挫折した
    • Hit by the depression, his business suffered a setback.

    be frustrated

    • ローマで音楽を勉強したいという彼の望みは親の強い反対で挫折した
    • His desire to study music in Rome was frustrated by his parents' strong opposition.