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a wolf in sheep's clothing

a person with a pleasant and friendly appearance that hides the fact that they are evil
(Definition of a wolf in sheep's clothing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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a wolf in sheep’s clothing

someone or something that seems to be good but is actually not good at all: My grandfather was a wolf in sheep’s clothing – he looked like a sweet old man, but he was really mean.
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Translations of “a wolf in sheep's clothing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 披着羊皮的狼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 披著羊皮的狼…
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