2016年6月7日 星期二

phoney war, run for the hills, Remain or leave,


"With the referendum campaign nearing its end game, the phoney war just keeps getting phonier, with the generals making wilder and wilder claims on a daily basis."

As Cameron likens Brexit to ‘putting a bomb under the economy’, Vote…
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phoney
ˈfəʊni/
informal
adjective
  1. 1.
    not genuine; fraudulent.
    "phoney cruise-ship job offers"

noun
  1. 1.
    a fraudulent person or thing.


When someone really wants to get away from a situation or relationship as fast as they can, they "run for the hills", assuming higher ground is safer. Usually it is when you are scared of something or scared of commitment. 
"I told her I loved her, so she ran for the hills." 
"Every time she asks me to come over, I freak out and run for the hills."

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