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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
|Spanish term or phrase: pasar un gato por un liebre|
|I'm looking for an English saying that has approximately the same meaning as this one, i.e., deception, trying to pass off a fake for the real thing.|
|pig in a poke|
If you want to retain an animal connection.
World Wide Words: Pig in a pokeWhat's the origin of the proverbial expression 'Don't buy a pig in a poke'?
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Pig in a poke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaA common colloquial expression in the English language, to "buy a pig in a poke" is to make a risky purchase by not inspecting an item beforehand. ...
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A pig in a pokeA pig in a poke - meaning and origin of this phrase.
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Re: Pig in a pokeIn Reply to: Re: Pig in a poke posted by James Briggs on October 20, 2002 ... Indeed, a poke is/was a small pocket or sack. On a market, a pig would often ...
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The Mavens' Word of the DayThe expression pig in a poke is part of a very old proverb having various forms, usually something like "to buy [or sell] a pig in a poke." ...
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