if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is

if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is

If something seems more exciting, pleasing, or ideal than seems reasonable, then it likely isn't genuine, legitimate, or true. Yep, the bank made a mistake when they listed such a low asking price for the house. If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is, right? A: "The car looks like it's in pristine condition. Can you believe they want to sell it for just $2,000?" B: "I don't know, if it seems too good to be true, it usually is. I bet there's something wrong with it that they're not telling us."
See also: good, if, sound, usually
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