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.
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.
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.