In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in detective story)pista falsa femeninothey are using the issue as a red herring — usan el asunto para desviar la atención de la gente del verdadero problema
- In fact, the narrative is full of loose ends and red herrings, and the episodic writing frequently loses momentum.
- It's most often when these kinds of things happen, it's a red herring, it's just a propaganda ploy.
- It is a quest for the truth that drops vital clues and red herrings along the way.
- Most of the film is spent working very hard to build suspense and distract the audience with red herrings that stop being effective early on.
- We suspect that the Environment Agency is using the issue as a red herring to draw the attention away from their own inadequacies.
- Often they're false clues, red herrings.
- Many academics will talk about productivity and value, and profitability, but these issues are red herrings.
- The weird narrative developments are beginning to feel less like clues and more like red herrings.
- But the focus on the 45-minute claim is itself a red herring intended to draw attention away from a far bigger deception.
- No, I think that issue is a real red herring.
- The issue was made as a red herring to detract from the real issues in respect of his management style.
- Yet my own view was that for my particular story, this was a bit of a red herring.
- There are few red herrings to distract you from the inexorable march of the plot.
- Duplicities and red herrings pile up, augmented by the film's reinforcing structures of uncertainty, making for a daunting epistemological game.
- Where else but in detective stories do we find ‘coats in store windows’ invested with such importance - as real clues or red herrings, as the case may be?
- I had the postcode, the street, a number and a few clues about a jeep but a red herring about curtains.
- I'm told there is evidence to back up this claim, so why the red herrings?
- Obviously, the old murder-mystery impetus is there, and the red herrings and shock revelations are being doled out as standard.
- However they were uncertain as to whether it was the address of one of the suspects or a red herring.
- This is simply a red herring to try and distract angry voters in Hobson.
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