Idiom: 'Throw pearls to the pigs'

What does 'Throw pearls to the pigs' mean?

Meaning: Someone that throws pearls to pigs is giving someone else something they don't deserve or appreciate. ('Throw pearls before pigs' and 'Cast pearls before swine' are also used.)

Contributor: Andreas Almqvist

Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used

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