Ah, hope: it's the ultimate mirage in this Wild West town.
the notion that the public is pro-business is a mirage
the hope of sanctuary initially proved a mirage
In light of such obstacles, divergent national interests and division, real consensus was always a mirage and had been steadily weakening since 1991.
Theo and the little girl were now little more than two indistinct specks shimmering in the heat haze, a mirage that was beginning to flicker and break up.
A mirage is caused by a small refraction of light near a hot surface.
But pre-electoral promises are a mirage constructed to come to power and then the real agenda takes over.
In the heat of the day it spreads a mirage of water over the horizon.
We were hoping that sanity will prevail upon New Delhi and Islamabad and they will take a decision on reopening of the road but it again proved a mirage .
But he said it was unclear whether the bulge indicated a jagged break in the wing or a mirage caused by atmospheric distortion.