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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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in a pig's eyeVery unlikely; probably never.Rate it:

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not in a pig's eyeA chiding expression, relative to an odd-ball idea or suggestion. Deemed irrelevant, awkward, foreign, inappropriate.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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eye for an eyeCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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eye for an eye, a tooth for a toothCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.Rate it:

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see eye to eyeTo agree with someone; to concur; to get along.Rate it:

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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.Rate it:

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put lipstick on a pigMaking superficial or cosmetic changes in a futile attempt to hide the ugly truth of something.Rate it:

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eat like a pigTo chew noisily, with one's mouth open, or with much greed.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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fat as a pigExceptionally fat. Fat to the extent of resembling a pig. Morbidly obese.Rate it:

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guinea pigA tailless rodent of the Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.Rate it:

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happy as a pig in shitExtremely happy; obviously satisfied and carefree.Rate it:

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in a pig's arseAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.Rate it:

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make a pig of oneselfTo eat to excess; to overeat; to gorge.Rate it:

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make a pig's ear ofTo do badly; to make a mess of.Rate it:

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male chauvinist pigsexist manRate it:

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pig fuckerAlternative form of pigfucker.Rate it:

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pig fuckerUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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pig in a pokeSomething whose true value is concealed or unknown, especially something offered for sale.Rate it:

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pig outThey watched the game and pigged out on chips and pizza.Rate it:

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squeal like a stuck pigTo utter loud, high-pitched squeals.Rate it:

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sweat like a pigTo sweat profusely, to be perspiring lots of sweat.Rate it:

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wrestle with a pigTo engage in a struggle with an opponent that benefits from the struggle even without winning it.Rate it:

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wrestling with a pigTo engage in a pointless task that leaves one worse off for having made an honest attempt.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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keep an eye onTo watch and pay attention to.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.Rate it:

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keep an eye outTo watch for, look for, or search for.Rate it:

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keep an eye peeledTo look out attentively.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo be alert; to concentrate on a matter in hand.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation.Rate it:

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apple of somebody's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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dry eyeKeratoconjunctivitis sicca , an eye disease caused by decreased tear production.Rate it:

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keep a watchful eye!Expect someone or something or anything:Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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apple of someone's eyeA favourite, a particular preference, or a loved one; the object of somebody's affections.Rate it:

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beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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black eyefacial injuryRate it:

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blink of an eyeA very short period of time; quickly.Rate it:

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bull's eyesweetRate it:

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bulls eyedirect hitRate it:

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camel through the eye of a needleHyperbole to illustrate that something is almost impossible to do or to happen.Rate it:

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catch someone's eyeTo capture someone's attention.Rate it:

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catch the eyeTo attract the attentionRate it:

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dry eyeAn eye which is not crying, i.e. someone emotionally unmoved.Rate it:

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eagle eyegood eyesightRate it:

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