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be no oil painting

UK humorous to not be ​attractive: She's no ​oilpainting but she's got an ​attractivepersonality.
(Definition of be no oil painting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be no oil painting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相貌平平,其貌不扬…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相貌平平,其貌不揚…
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