be not a pretty sight

be not a pretty sight

1. To be unattractive or visually unappealing. After that accident, my car is not a pretty sight—the bumper is practically hanging off!
2. Very unpleasant, undesirable, or unfortunate. Did you see the boss tearing into John? Oof, it was not a pretty sight.
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