Idiom: Throw pearls to the pigs

What does 'Throw pearls to the pigs' mean?

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.)

  • Category: Animals
  • Contributed By: Andreas Almqvist

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