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1palabrería feminineit's just hot air — es pura palabrería derogatory informal
- But when it came to the crunch, it turned out that the weightless economy was really fuelled by hot air.
- His promises to subdue the militia in West Timor and restore law and order in Ambon are nothing but hot air.
- If the profs and prophets reckon the balloon's going up, you can guarantee it's not hot air.
- At least then he'd have done something for the environment, rather than polluting it with his hot air.
- Is it because they are too busy flapping inside and spewing hot air about little Englander issues alone?
- You can expect world leaders to be talking a lot of hot air about climate change today.
- That will require a lot more talking and hopefully not too much hot air.
- But I'm not afraid to walk away if I think the person offering it is full of hot air.
- One could hardly fail to see the parallel of two vast but empty projects full of little but hot air and blasted hopes.
- Well, generating all that hot air is thirsty work, and the weekend's here!
- Even its biggest advocates would have to admit that it really is one hell of a lot of hot air blowing slowly round the internet.
- Despite all the poisonous hot air, Clarke failed to increase circulation.
- He is just full of himself, no lecture notes no real guidance and just lots of hot air.
- The question for consumers is whether all of this activity signals a big bang leading to lower prices or yet more hot air?
- They think it is all a lot of hot air but we have carried out substantial surveys.
- Like so many of Labour's initiatives, this one too has turned out to be so much hot air.
- The chances of his words amounting to more than hot air look slim indeed.
- Women talking are doing more than just filling the environment with hot air.
- So all the huffing and puffing from Free TV Australia is just special interest hot air.
- On the topic of hot air, there were some absolutely jaw dropping quotes heard on the hill today.
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