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The apparent superiority of the performance of other advanced industrial economies may prove illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Being damaged is a hedge against the illusory promises of consumer culture. Christianity Today (2000)Promises of a transformation of public transport proved illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hopes of an end to the conflict proved illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was soon to prove illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And always our hopes proved illusory. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeThe hoped-for boom in jobs has so far proved illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When England take an early lead they become overwhelmed by an illusory sense of their own brilliance and stop bothering altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such a hope proved illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the latter case, dreams may be illusory, but their nature is familiar to us from our understanding of the waking world. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)
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