English translation: sell/give [someone] 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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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." ... www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19990526 - 7k - Cached - Similar pages