make a pig's ear of

make a pig's ear of
make a pig's ear of see ↑pig1
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Main Entry:ear

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Brit., informal handle ineptly

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make a pig's ear (out) of
Brit informal : to do or manage something badly

He has made a pig's ear of his reelection campaign.

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Main Entry:pig

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  • make a pig's ear — If you make a pig s ear of something, you make a mess of it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • make a pig's ear of — (something/doing something) British, informal to do something very badly. Tim made a right pig s ear of putting those shelves up …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of — ► make a pig s ear of Brit. informal handle ineptly. Main Entry: ↑pig …   English terms dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of —    If you make a pig s ear of something, you do a task or a chore very badly or make a complete mess of it.     Gary offered to paint the kitchen but he made a pig s ear of it …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make a pig's ear out of — make a pig s ear (out) of Brit informal : to do or manage something badly He has made a pig s ear of his reelection campaign. • • • Main Entry: ↑pig …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of something — make a pig s ear of (something/doing something) British, informal to do something very badly. Tim made a right pig s ear of putting those shelves up …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of doing something — make a pig s ear of (something/doing something) British, informal to do something very badly. Tim made a right pig s ear of putting those shelves up …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of something — make a pig’s ear of something british spoken phrase to do something very badly Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym Main entry: pig …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pig's ear of Brit. — make a pig s ear of Brit. informal handle ineptly. → pig …   English new terms dictionary

  • make a pig's ear (out) of something — make a ˈpig s ear (out) of sth idiom (BrE, informal) to do sth badly; to make a mess of sth Main entry: ↑pigidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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