Smoke and Mirrors

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Smoke and Mirrors : Phrases


Not real, lacking substance, to create an illusion.


Congress proposes to cut taxes, increase spending, and reduce the budget deficit all at the same time through the judicious application of smoke and mirrors.


Magicians often use smoke and mirrors to create illusions and obscure your vision of a bit of trickery. A person who is using smoke and mirrors is creating an illusion.

See also : Blowing Smoke

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