not trust (someone) farther than (one) can throw (them)(redirected from not trust farther than can throw)
not trust (someone) farther than (one) can throw (them)
To be very suspicious of someone; to not trust or believe someone. You want me to tell our plans to Jill? I don't trust Jill farther than I can throw her. The government is asking us to believe that they'll apply the new tax fairly, but I wouldn't trust them farther than I can throw them.