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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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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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pig outTo eat voraciously or ravenously; to gorge oneself.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 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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put a foot wrongTo make a mistake.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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put inTo place inside.Rate it:

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put offpostponeRate it:

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put offTo procrastinate.Rate it:

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put onTo place upon or atop.Rate it:

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put one's feet upTo relax.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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put outextinguishRate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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put up withTo tolerate, suffer through, or allow, esp. something annoying.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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put upTo cajole or dare to do something.Rate it:

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put asideTo save money.Rate it:

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put aboutTo change direction.Rate it:

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put acrossTo explain or state something clearly and understandably.Rate it:

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put awayTo store away, place out of the way, clean up, or organize.Rate it:

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put awayTo strike out a batter.Rate it:

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put backTo drink fast; to knock down alcohol.Rate it:

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put byTo preserve food by canning, freezing, drying, etc.Rate it:

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put downTo halt, eliminate, stop, or squelch, often by force.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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put downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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put offTo offend, repulse, or frighten.Rate it:

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put outThe statistic of the number of outs a defensive player directly caused.Rate it:

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put upTo present, especially in "put up a fight".Rate it:

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