Bill of Goods


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Bill of Goods

1. A list of goods a salesman offers to sell.

2. A communication a salesman makes to convince someone to buy something he/she otherwise would not.
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We've been sold a bill of goods, all right, and barring judicial intervention, we're going to be stuck with a long-term case of buyer's remorse.
People can sense that they're being sold a bill of goods, and the result is a further discrediting of the left.
According to Solin, "investors have been sold a bill of goods by the brokerage community and they are paying the price for it.
The bill of goods we were sold on Mexico was that by opening our markets with a disparate economy, we're going to create a Mexican middle class.
Others in the neighborhood believe the police should uphold a higher moral standard than the drug peddlers, however, and that the business community and residents of Santa Ana have been sold a bill of goods.
and Canada were being sold a bill of goods by the right wing politicians pushing for the privatization and deregulation of public services.
As Professor Hill - er, Bush - sets off across America, selling his bill of goods to the nation's workers, I'm left feeling like a cruelly jilted Marian.
Bill Clinton is selling the American public a bill of goods with NAFTA.
They don't want to be sold a bill of goods with a lot of fancy talk.