Regarding something less than what was desired



Regarding something less than what was desired
I was hoping for more.
I was counting on more.
I was gunning for more.
It’s not what I had in mind.
 It’s not what I pictured.
It’s not what I hoped for.
 It’s not what I had hoped for.
It’s not what I expected.
It’s not what I anticipated.
I expected something more.
It’s a far cry from what I expected.
It leaves a lot to be desired.
They got the best of me.
I’ve been cheated.
I didn’t get what I bargained for.
I was taken advantage of
I got left holding the bag.
I got = I’ve been, I was
I got gypped. (informal)
gypped = cheated
I got rooked. (informal)
rooked = cheated
 I got the short end of the stick.
the short end of the stick = the losing part of a bargain.
 I got robbed. (informal)
 I got taken. (informal)
I got taken to the cleaners. (informal)
I’ve been taken to the cleaners
 I got a bum deal. (informal)
a bum deal = a bad deal; an unfair deal
I got a raw deal.(informal)
a raw deal = a bad deal; an unfair deal
I got screwed. (mildly vulgar)

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