Translation of "smokescreen" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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smokescreennoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsməʊk.skriːn/ us /ˈsmoʊk.skriːn/

something that hides the truth about someone's intentions

Instead of doing something about the problem, the city council is hiding behind a smokescreen of bureaucracy. 市政会躲在幕后,官僚作风十足,却不采取措施解决问题。

an artificial cloud of smoke that is used to hide the movements or positions of soldiers from the enemy


(Translation of “smokescreen” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)