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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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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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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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in a pig's eyeVery unlikely; probably never.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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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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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 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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double dutchA language game akin to pig Latin.Rate it:

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pachydermA member of the obsolete taxonomic group Pachydermata, grouping of thick-skinned, hoofed animals such as the rhinoceros, hippopotamus, elephant, pig and horse.Rate it:

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