›an explanation or description that is not true or not complete and is used to hide the truth about a situation: Even allowing for the smoke and mirrors, offers such as half-price cornflakes and 40% off washing powder look serious.
This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,