AFA President Julio Grondona initially expressed his support for Maradona following Argentina's dramatic 4-0 loss to Germany in the quarter finals of the World Cup."MB004580", "2231505"
In the last general election, the Democratic Party of Japan won a landslide victory, while the Liberal Democratic Party, which had gained a great victory four years ago, suffered a crushing defeat.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2009年11月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT277012", "2366347"
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party （LDP） led by predecessor Ryutaro Hashimoto was severely defeated in the House of Councillors election in July after Hashimoto failed to carry out any effective measures to pull the country out of the prolonged recession.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1998年10月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT144038", "2503767"
rout of Republicans
a Confederate disaster
The Socialist Party's Murayama Cabinet, which lost big time in the Upper House elections, attempted a cabinet reshuffle in August, but it remains as unpopular as ever.〔【出典】『青い目・黒い目』（ニカス・コペル著）◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"YA10-099", "2471036"
suffer a major defeat, contrary to all expectations
a humiliating disaster
Her party suffered a major defeat in the last election.
because, having his auxiliaries routed at Ravenna, and the Switzers having risen and driven out the conquerors （against all expectation, both his and others）, it so came to pass that he did not become prisoner to his enemies, they having fled, nor to his auxiliaries, he having conquered by other arms than theirs.〔【出典】日英対訳文・対応付けデータ（独立行政法人情報通信研究機構）〕"_PRI2-13", "2589791"