Idiom: don't judge a book by its cover
Idiom: (you can’t/never/don't) judge a book by its cover
- it's not good to decide about something based on its outward appearance only
Note: In book publishing, an enormous amount of attention is put into the design of a book's cover because most people will not carefully read through the book before making a purchase. As a result, the cover of a book often does not closely match the book's contents.
- In Los Angeles, you can’t judge a book by its cover because some of the richest people shop in jeans and a T-shirt.
- When Susan Boyle sang on Britain's Got Talent, she proved that you can't judge a book by its cover.
- Wow, chocolate-covered crickets are really delicious. It just shows that you can't judge a book by its cover.
- Try to keep an open mind about the new software updates. It's never a good idea to judge a book by its cover.
- He seems really short to be a basketball player but after two decades coaching, I've learned to not judge a book by its cover.
- Marketers know very well that consumers will judge a book by its cover and this is why even the cheapest cosmetics come in attractive packaging.
- Fortunately, one of the valuable lessons my parents taught me was never to judge a book by its cover.
- If I'd judged a book by it's cover, I'd never have married the love of my life.
- all that glitters is not gold
- looks can be deceiving
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