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Things are not always what they seem

Meaning: Things may look like one thing but be another thing. This saying is often applied to situations, not just things or people.

Note: seem (verb) = give the impression of having a particular quality

Quick Quiz:

"Things are not always what they seem" because they
  1. are always unseemly
  2. always deceive you
  3. sometimes deceive you

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