put lipstick on a pig

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Making superficial or cosmetic changes in a futile attempt to hide the ugly truth of something.
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It's showtime - let's put some lipstick on this pig.

Submitted on April 22, 2013

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وضع أحمر الشفاه على خنزير

dát rtěnku na prase

շրթնաներկ դնել խոզուկի վրա

beri lipstik pada babi

metti il rossetto su un maiale

שים שפתון על חזיר

nałóż szminkę na świnię

coloque batom em um porco

положить помаду на свинью

покласти помаду на свиню

đặt son môi lên heo

把口紅放在豬身上

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