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
- Cast pearls before swine
- When pigs fly
- Pigs might fly
- Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered
- Throw someone to the wolves
- Throw a monkey wrench into the works
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