don't judge the book by the cover

do not judge things by their external appearance but rather their contents

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Don't judge a book by its cover — For the Desperate Housewives episode, see You Can t Judge a Book by Its Cover (Desperate Housewives). The English idiom don t judge a book by its cover is a metaphorical phrase which means you shouldn t prejudge the worth or value of something,… …   Wikipedia

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  • don't judge a book by the cover — This idiom means that you should not judge something or someone by appearances, but should look deeper at what is inside and more important …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • don't judge a book by the cover —    This idiom means that you should not judge something or someone by appearances, but should look deeper at what is inside and more important.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Don't judge a book by the cover —   This idiom means that you should not judge something or someone by appearances, but should look deeper at what is inside and more important …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover (Desperate Housewives) — Infobox television episode Title = You Can t Judge a Book By Its Cover Series = Desperate Housewives Caption = Season = 4 Episode = 7 Airdate = November 11, 2007 Production = 407 Writer = Chuck Ranberg Anne Flett Giordano Director = David Warren… …   Wikipedia

  • You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover — Bo Diddley Veröffentlichung 1962 Länge 2:43 Genre(s) Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues Autor(en) Willie Dixon …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • judge — judge1 W2 [dʒʌdʒ] n [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: juge, from Latin judex] 1.) the official in control of a court who decides how criminals should be punished ▪ The trial judge specifies the number of years to be spent in prison. federal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Book cover — A book cover is a protective covering used to bind together the pages of a book. Beyond the familiar distinction between hardcovers and paperbacks, there are further alternatives and additions, such as dust jackets, ring binding, and out dated… …   Wikipedia

  • judge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 applies the law ADJECTIVE ▪ experienced (esp. BrE) ▪ learned (esp. BrE) ▪ senior ▪ presiding, trial …   Collocations dictionary

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