be as slippery as an eel

be as slippery as an eel

To be devious, scheming, and untrustworthy—and difficult to apprehend. Of course that guy took everyone's money and left town—he's as slippery as an eel!
See also: eel, slippery

be as slippery as an eel

someone who is as slippery as an eel cannot be trusted
Usage notes: An eel is a long fish which has a body like a snake.
You'd be mad to go into business with him. He's as slippery as an eel.
See also: eel, slippery
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