Crooked as a barrel of fish hooks In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "crooked as a barrel of fish hooks", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Kathy Cao calendar 2021-03-17 07:03

Meaning of Crooked as a barrel of fish hooks

Crooked as a barrel of fish hooks simile

Very dishonest and deceptive

Don't play cards with Tom. He's as cooked as a barrel of fish hooks.

I advised Mary shouldn't put her trust in Tony. He's as crooked as a barrel of fish hooks.

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