Translation of smoke screen in Spanish:

smoke screen

cortina de humo, n.

Pronunciation /smoʊk skrin//ˈsməʊkskriːn/


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    cortina de humo feminine
    it's just a smoke screen to conceal the truth es solo una cortina de humo para ocultar la verdad
    • More likely, it's another smokescreen designed to increase the public's general paranoia and portray the Department of Homeland Security as anything but incompetent.
    • Why don't you spend your valuable time actually answering Blair's accusation, or is this a nice little smokescreen to disguise the fact that you haven't got a leg to stand on?
    • I respond by cutting through the smokescreen and getting to the real facts, which they are hiding from you.
    • Many on the left see moral arguments as a smokescreen over the real conflict - the struggle over who gets what.
    • Many people in York suspect the vagueness the company expresses about its intentions could be a smokescreen.
    • It's all a smokescreen, a diversionary tactic to take the focus off of certain questions those who failed this country that day don't want aired.
    • Sieuraj knocked Government's push for the passage of the police reform bills which he described as public relations tactics and a smokescreen.
    • Gardai claim that a proposed marriage between a Corkman and a Romanian girl charged in a credit card scam is only a smokescreen to obtain a residency permit.
    • According to the site, the old adage ‘Men are from Mars, women are from Venus’ is merely a smokescreen - felines are the real Martians.
    • Jimmy reckons that the Charlie denials are a smokescreen - distracting from the actual real rumour.
    • Hague last night insisted that he would not be silenced by accusations of racism, which he said were designed as a smokescreen to hide Labour's problems over asylum.
    • Behind a smokescreen of good intentions, the project continues.
    • We are now left to wonder whether the publicly-advertised trials of GM crops were only a smokescreen to divert attention away from the real, clandestine experiments.
    • All of it in the end is an elaborate smokescreen to prevent us seeing the real issue: which is not a matter of trust but of judgment.
    • Not playing bilateral cricket is a smokescreen used to evade the real issues.
    • These are used as a smokescreen to distract us from the real issues.
    • I do find, because I work alongside lots of other artists and producers, that pretense could be a smokescreen for insecurity.
    • It's just hard to sort out the real issues from the smokescreens as the rhetoric heats up this election year.
    • It's not even clear the Cheney administration ever had any serious intention of promoting those values except as a smokescreen for the exercise of American power.
    • There's no attempt to cloud its intentions behind a smokescreen of law enforcement or national security - although the Secure PC is an advance on current standards.