butter wouldn't melt in mouth

   If you say that someone looks as if butter wouldn't melt in their mouth,you mean that they look completely innocent, but that they are capable of doing unpleasant things.
   

The boy who stole the purse looked as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • butter wouldn't melt in mouth — butter wouldn t melt in (someone s) mouth if butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth, they look as if they would never do anything wrong although you think they would. She looks as though butter wouldn t melt in her mouth but I ve seen her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth — butter wouldn’t melt in someone’s mouth phrase used for saying that someone looks as if they are very good and would never do anything wrong, although in fact they would Thesaurus: words used to describe dishonest people and behavioursynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouth — butter wouldn t melt in (someone s) mouth if butter wouldn t melt in someone s mouth, they look as if they would never do anything wrong although you think they would. She looks as though butter wouldn t melt in her mouth but I ve seen her… …   New idioms dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in their mouth — If someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth, they look very innocent …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • butter wouldn't melt (in somebody's mouth) — butter wouldn t melt (in sb s ˈmouth) idiom (informal) used to say that sb seems to be innocent, kind, etc. when they are not really Main entry: ↑butteridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • butter wouldn't melt in your mouth —    If you say that someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth,you mean that they look completely innocent, but that they are capable of doing unpleasant things.     The boy who stole the purse looked as if butter wouldn t melt in his …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — {informal} You act very polite and friendly but do not really care, you are very nice to people but are not sincere. * /The new secretary was rude to the other workers, but when she talked to the boss, butter wouldn t melt in her mouth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • butter wouldn't melt in one's mouth — {informal} You act very polite and friendly but do not really care, you are very nice to people but are not sincere. * /The new secretary was rude to the other workers, but when she talked to the boss, butter wouldn t melt in her mouth./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • butter\ wouldn't\ melt\ in\ one's\ mouth — informal You act very polite and friendly but do not really care, you are very nice to people but are not sincere. The new secretary was rude to the other workers, but when she talked to the boss, butter wouldn t melt in her mouth …   Словарь американских идиом

  • butter wouldn't melt in their mouth —    If someone looks as if butter wouldn t melt in their mouth, they look very innocent.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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