The British Idiom – Sounds fishy
Definition of Sounds fishy
Things which sound fishy, smell fishy, or seem fishy, are things we consider to be suspicious.
Examples of Usage of Sounds fishy
This month’s payment hasn’t arrived. I spoke to the company and they said it had been a bank error and I should see the money soon. It sounds a bit fishy to me though. Jackson’s account of what he was doing on the evening of Friday the 14th sounded a bit fishy to me.
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