Definition of 'mirage'
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Only time and again it proves a mirage. The Sun (2015)It is more desert mirage than dream destination at present. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By that time for layers it was a mirage in the desert. The Sun (2011)But it turned out to be just another mirage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Opportunities were scarce and winners were a distant mirage. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)That turns out to have been a Western mirage in the desert. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the desert, mirage takes many forms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A desert island mirage dreaming of a drug store selling discount stamps? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It proved a cruel mirage, for them and for Arsenal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)England caught glimpses of victory in Abu Dhabi like a mirage in the desert. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And, after so many false hopes, might this be just another mirage? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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