View Poll Results: butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.

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  • He looks guilty.

    1,070 32.94%
  • He looks innocent.

    1,587 48.86%
  • He looks hungry.

    251 7.73%
  • He looks satisfied.

    340 10.47%
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    #11

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    I did well

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    #12

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    Well, I guessed wrong. It's not one I am at all familiar with.



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    #13

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    my first try and i was wrong...
    i thought it was a person who is very hungry...why? because if you're really hungry and you're eating something...you'll swallow it even before the butter melts.hehehe


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    #14

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    "Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth" refers to somebody who appears gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite.


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    #15

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    It is believed that this saying originated because butter melts in a warm environment. A person who is guilty but playing innocent is considered cool or even cold and calculating. So cold that butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.
    Very good explanation.I heard this idiom first.With this explanation I learned the reason why it is said so. I thought 'guilty'.

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    #16

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    I thought that meant somebody who really hungry. That make me think when something is so good to eat I sometimes here somebody who says something is eating by its self.

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    Red face Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    what in the world does this idiom really means????????? heard it first time....... but according to me, it may means he is innocent .......

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    #18

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    Quote Originally Posted by Huda Mir View Post
    what in the world does this idiom really means????????? heard it first time....... but according to me, it may means he is innocent .......
    It is about appearances. Reread the explanations.



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    #19

    Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    new for me!
    interesting

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    #20

    Cool Re: Butter wouldn't melt in his mouth

    That was new for me !! However I guessed right answer

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