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A mare's nest, A wolf in sheep's clothing

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'A mare's nest' means 'a false invention'.

'A wolf in sheep's clothing' is used to mean 'a dangerous person pretending harmless'.

Sample Usage

The involvement of politicians in the developmental scheme proved to be a mare's nest.

That person is a wolf in sheep's clothing for general public.

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