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explode the myth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexplode the mythexplode the mythPROVEto prove that something that is believed by many people is actually wrong or not true The programme sets out to explode the myth that some delicate tropical fish are impossible to keep. explode
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explode the mythIt explodes the myth prevalent among pupils at school that history graduates mainly become history teachers.The report explodes the myth that men are the bed-hopping rogues while the little woman waits at home.The report explodes the myth that pollution is only a problem for rich countries.This series sets out to explode the myth that some are impossible to keep.At last, I thought, some one is willing to explode the myth that thin equals sexy!
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