In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1that's a load of hooey! — ¡son puras macanas! River Plate informal
- Forget all this hooey surrounding so-called political correctness.
- And all that hooey about what an honor it is to be nominated does not wash.
- But that just sounds like hooey to most players.
- She thought that all that stuff she heard about guys and their cars was just a bunch of hooey but now she wondered if there wasn't some validity in those claims.
- That's just so much hooey, but then fiction always sells better than nonfiction, doesn't it?
- Now, in high school I would have thought this was hooey, for a lot of reasons.
- In practice, this is a load of hooey; one company is buying the other.
- I'm here to tell you that this is a bunch of hooey.
- But that's all hooey, say new-style teachers such as Zeer.
- Most readers already know that the official statistics are a pile of hooey, routinely manipulated to demonstrate an economic fantasy that doesn't really exist.
- That's absolute hooey, as has been widely reported in the media.
- To paraphrase Garrison Keillor, I used to think that literary awards were a bunch of hooey.
- Collective power and student support seemed like a lot of hooey to me.
- My orthopedist just laughs and says that's hooey.
- It was his task to persuade us that the Big Bang was a lot of hooey.
- Musselman is the son of the late Bill Musselman, who once coached Cleveland and Minnesota and gained a reputation as a man who wouldn't tolerate any hooey.
- Everything except the first three paragraphs is total hooey.
- I'd have to classify both those reasons as, well, hooey.
- It may be a bunch of hooey, but it sure is fun hooey.
- Dr. Peter Hurd initially thought the idea was ‘a pile of hooey,’ but he changed his mind when he saw the data.
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