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Football coaches at all levels have made a mockery of mask-wearing, with the NFL imposing hefty fines on coaches who expose their noses and mouths and some college conferences threatening to dock schools up to $1 million.
It makes a mockery of those rules to say that misallocating funds to decorate your office, for example, is punishable, but seeking to undo an election and inciting rioters are not.
In its lawsuit, the Justice Department argues that Facebook's hiring practices made a mockery of these requirements.
Revel in mirth as Borat makes a mockery of a pair of rubes with a Don’t Tread on Me flag who were kind enough to take him in in the midst of the covid-19 epidemic!
He drew himself up, twisted his moustache, and met her eyes—they were rather sad and tired—with the roguish mockery of his own.
A mockery of a government—a disgrace to the office pretended to be held—a parody on the position assumed.
He did not like his cynical way of looking at things, nor understand his mockery of current morality.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
He could not go further, for it seemed to him like mockery to suggest by way of comfort that fourteen years would come to an end.
For all your sneers and your mockery you've always known I loved you the way a man loves a decent woman.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
He tells her a ghastly story of a titan soul who starved in a garret and shot himself, crushed by the mockery of the world.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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