Blowing Smoke




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Blowing Smoke : Phrases



Meaning:

To be boasting without being able to back it up, talking about action without intent to follow through.


Example:

Do you really want to buy this car or are you just
blowing smoke?


Origin:

Magicians often use smoke in their performance to obscure your view and conceal a bit of trickery. A person who is
blowing smoke is tricking you and attempting to cover it up.


See also :
Smoke and Mirrors

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