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eyewash

Pronunciation: /ˈaɪwɔːʃ; ˈaɪwɒʃ/

Translation of eyewash in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 2 (nonsense) [colloquial/familiar] it's a lot of eyewash es un cuento chino [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • They assumed that this inquiry would be an eyewash and they would be let go scot free.
    • Ardent bikers feel that all the action in the two-wheeler market is only an eyewash.
    • In the past 18 years, there have been as many commissions, each one of them an eyewash.

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