nobody's fool


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nobody's fool

Someone who cannot easily be fooled, swindled, or taken advantage of. He tried to convince her to sign up for the expensive upgrade, but my mother is nobody's fool, and she could tell straight away that it was a scam. He may look a bit simple with his big round eyes and boyish features, but John is nobody's fool.
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nobody's fool

Fig. a sensible and wise person who is not easily deceived. Mary is nobody's fool. She watches out for people who might try to cheat her. Anne may seem as though she's not very bright, but she's nobody's fool.
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nobody's fool

A person who cannot be duped or taken advantage of, as in You can't put anything over on Ryan-he's nobody's fool. [Early 1900s]
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This Freda-woman was a splendid creature, full-bodied, beautiful, and nobody's fool; but love had come along and soured her on the world, driving her to the Klondike and to suicide so compellingly that she was made to hate the man that saved her life.
WON SEVERAL AWARDS The artist has won several awards and has been featured on a couple of Hollywood productions with the latest being Tyler Perry's Nobody's Fool. Tiffany shot to stardom with her comic acting in the much watched comedy movie Girls' Trip where she starred alongside Hollywood stars like Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett.
Judge Hilliard rejected the suggestion Ludlow had been coerced by an Islamic State supporter in the Philippines, saying the defendant was "nobody's fool".
WHEN you walked into my room It was then you lifted all of my gloom You are like a precious jewel And nobody's fool Your beautiful eyes Sparkle like the stars in the night skies Under a warm summer sun With you it's as though my life has just begun You are never dull As you live life to the full You radiate a smile That is always there for many a mile I always look forward to seeing you A fact you probably never knew When I'm feeling down You cheer me up and bring me around You light my fire With all of your loving desire Don't ever let us part?
NOBODY'S FOOL (15) Fools rush in to watch writer-director Tyler Perry's crass comedy about a highflying advertising executive (Tika Sumpter), who can market any product to gullible consumers and has personally bought into the idea of a perfect guy to sweep her off her feet.
Summary: The actress will next be seen in comedy 'Nobody's Fool', out in the UAE on November 23
While promoting his new film 'Nobody's Fool' in an interview on SiriusXM, the actor, writer and director said he's retiring his most famous character.
"Nobody's Fool," which paired Haddish with another box-office force in writer-director-producer Tyler Perry, opened in third with a so-so $14 million.
The film's unexpectedly strong launch put it well ahead of Disney's new "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms," at $20 million, and "Paramount's "Nobody's Fool," with $14 million in estimated ticket sales for the three-day weekend.
Behind it was another newcomer, Viacom (VIAB) subsidiary Paramount's "Nobody's Fool," finishing the weekend with $14M from 2,468 theaters.
This year alone, the 38-year-old starred in four movies (Night School, Uncle Drew and the upcoming comedies The Oath and Nobody's Fool), as well as the T B S sitcom The Last O.G.
Nell Gwyn learnt the tricks of the trade on the streets of London as an oyster and orange-seller - she is nobody's fool (not even the King's) and though she reaps her reward, 'a whole house and a park!', she is still dependent on the whims of a man.
Yet they are nobody's fool. And on Sunday, they became the masters of the format so suited to them that it may as well have been tailored for them alone.
"Brady was intelligent, nobody's fool, a very deep thinker.
Williams insists Gatland is nobody's fool when it comes to making selection calls.