pig's ear


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pig's ear

n
something that has been badly or clumsily done; a botched job (esp in the phrase make a pig's ear of (something))
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The restaurant offers a full slate of Chinese food with some options we don't normally see in this area, like sea cucumber and pig's ear. There's a full bar as well; make sure to check it out before you leave the colors on the bar itself change and there's a wall-length light-up mural of the universe just to the side that kids will love watching.
In answer to that I would say that Nigel Farage has created one pig's ear of a party and shouldn't be allowed to create another.
His novel, A Pig's Ear, is set in and around Paisley - with its landmarks playing host to grizzly crimes.
If I were Theresa May I'd stick to what I do best - that is making a pig's ear out of Brexit.
Whatever you think about the great Euro-quit, it is indisputable that the government is making a pig's ear of the process.
On a day to forget for Horne, he then made a pig's ear of a golden chance with Jones and Kinghorn running outside him.While this trip to Ireland, and this Six Nations, proved a step too far too soon, there is still plenty for Scotland fans to be hopeful for with Townsend leading in an exciting new era of Scottish rugby.
Southgate is in charge for the next four games and the job looks his if he doesn't make a pig's ear of them.
G SNOWDON, Wallsend Joe DOGS come and go But we'll always remember you With your four white socks And your beanstalk eyes You licked our hands When we sat by your side And curling up in your bed With a pig's ear Your passing has left us With pain and sorrow So farewell old friend.
THE Late Late Show made a literal pig's ear of a segment about what goes into sausages when they used a pig's head in their studio.
Mind you, the Prime Minister's not the only one making a pig's ear of it.