make a mockery of

make a mockery of something

to make a deliberate parody or a poor imitation of something. What a mess. You made a mockery of the task. You have made a mockery of my position!
See also: make, of

make a mockery of something

to make something seem stupid or without value The film makes a mockery of a serious illness. Spending in the last election made a mockery of campaign finance laws.
See also: make, of

make a mockery of something

to make something seem stupid or without value The fact that he sent his children to private school makes a mockery of his socialist principles.
See also: make, of