> You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
Idiom: You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
Idiom Definitions for 'You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear'
If something isn't very good to start with, you can't do much to improve it.
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You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
Idioms similar to 'You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear'
A light purse is a heavy curse
As you sow, so shall you reap
Sow the seeds
You reap what you sow
Sow your wild oats
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