“Dismiss” in the news

Example collocations

dismiss the case
motion to dismiss

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Why We Can’t Foresee the Pandemic’s Long-Term Effects  
Much as President Trump dismissed the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic in its early days, President Herbert Hoover made optimistic forecasts that proved to be wrong.
The New York Times
· Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests  
He dismissed the sudden burst of concern as a too-little, too-late public relations stunt.
The Age
· Transport: We need sensible, viable infrastructure projects  
Marion Terrill from the Grattan Institute (Comment, 25/5) should not be so quick to dismiss the need for fast regional trains.
The Age
· Class warfare: The fight over corporate Australia's most reviled legal tactic has begun  
In others, such as IOOF this week and Myer earlier in the month, they've been dropped or dismissed.
· Bulgaria to lift travel ban on Australian convicted of murder  
The decision comes after Bulgaria's highest appeals court dismissed a request by the former chief prosecutor to review the parole granted to Jock Palfreeman in September.
Yonhap News
· (LEAD) Ex-Samsung worker ends one-year protest atop 25-meter tower  
He was initially sentenced to five years in prison in 2017 but was freed a year later after the Seoul High Court reduced the sentence to 2 1/2 years, suspended for four years, dismissing most of the bribery charges against him.
The Independent
· George Floyd and police officer who kneeled on his neck worked at same club, owner claims  
The ex-Minneapolis Police Department officer, Derek Chauvin, was dismissed along with three other officers for his actions this week, which have led to demonstrations across the country and a row between Donald Trump and Twitter after the social media company red-flagged his threat to shoot anyone looting during the protests.
The Atlantic
· The Conspiracy Theories That Fueled the Civil War  
Contradictory voices were dismissed as less-than-human or demonized for inciting mass murder.
· Democrats’ risky plan to ensure Congress can vote during the pandemic, explained  
So it is likely that the courts will dismiss the McCarthy case because its plaintiffs lack standing to sue.
The Guardian
· Lady Gaga: Chromatica review – Gaga rediscovers the riot on her most personal album  
On dark centrepiece 911, she details her reliance on antipsychotic medication (“Keep my dolls inside diamond boxes / Save ’em ’til I know I’m gon’ drop this”) over a chugging swirl of industrial synths, while opener Alice dismisses Gaga’s damaging obsession with perfection over a sugary house confection.