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10:25 May 19, 2003
Russian to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary
Russian term or phrase:надежды не оправдались
Он надеялся, что получит обещанные деньги, однако его надежды не оправдались. Но, оправдались надежды честных людей.
I have two alternatives - He could not live up to his expectations. or his hopes were not justifiedIs. I'd appreciate the translation of the whole sentence