- butter wouldn't melt in your mouth
- If you say that someone looks as if butter wouldn't melt in their mouth,you mean that they look completely innocent, but that they are capable of doing unpleasant things.
The boy who stole the purse looked as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.
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