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  1. phoney war

    英式

    • n.
      the period of comparative inaction at the beginning of the Second World War between the German invasions of Poland (September 1939) and of Norway (April 1940).;a period of declared conflict or activity in which little actually happens
    • noun: phoney war, plural noun: phoney wars

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the period of comparative inaction at the beginning of the Second World War between the German invasions of Poland (September 1939) and of Norway (April 1940).
    • a period of declared conflict or activity in which little actually happens in the phoney war before an election, incumbent politicians typically focus on the economy if things are going well