Dar gato por liebre

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Language Spanish
Topics Animals
Explicación e uso (in mother tongue) Cuando te dan gato por liebre, te han engañado: te han dado una cosa de menor valor haciéndote creer que era algo mejor.

In English

Literal Translation: Give a cat instead a hare
Real meaning: a deliberate deception by giving an article with less quality than the one that had been agreed upon at the beginning
Related idioms: To pull the wool over somebody. To take somebody for a ride.

In other languages

Language Literal translation To express the same Related Idioms
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Galician Dar gato por lebre Cando che dan un gato por lebre, enganáronte Dar gato por lebre
Romanian A schimba pisica cu un iepure. A duce cu preșul. ...
Turkish ... ... ...