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Idiom of the Week (금주의 숙어): Butter wouldn’t melt (in someone’s mouth)

 

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Answer (답):

Said of one who appears innocent or reserved in certain company, when in fact one may have the opposite demeanor.

 

Sample sentence (샘플 문장):

Sure, he looks as if butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth when he’s around people he doesn’t know, but stay a while and you’ll see what he’s really like.

 

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