The British Idiom – Snake in the grass
Definition of Snake in the grass
A snake in the grass is a sneaky, dispicable person who should not be trusted. Their only interest is in furthering their own ends by using other people. They will stab you in the back. They may well have once been your trusted friend.
Examples of Usage of Snake in the grass
How could you ever have trusted that snake in the grass? I’d be careful about what you say to your new “friend” Simon. He’s widely seen to be a back-stabbing snake in the grass.
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