Smoke

red herring

Meaning: something irrelevant that distracts you from something important

Example: The new law is just a red herring meant to draw our attention away from the issues regarding education. Read on

blowing smoke

Meaning: blows smoke in your face

Example: I know your motives behind this act; don't try to blow smoke in my eyes. Read on

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cry me a river

Meaning: usually used sarcastically to someone who is constantly complaining

Example: "My baby wouldn't sleep last night, I am so tired." "Cry me a river, Joan. I haven’t had a good night's sleep in years." Read on

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