(to be) as pure as the driven snow




Idiom Definition

"to be as pure as the driven snow"

to be extremely morally good or virtuous;

to be like a holy person or saint;

to be completely free of impure or immoral thoughts;

for a thing - to be very clean and free of imperfections

Idiom Definition - to be as pure as the driven snow

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to be as pure as the driven snow

Pamela is talking to a friend about Pamela's son Aaron.  Aaron is five years old.  Pamela tells her friend that she has always been very careful to limit the television that Aaron watches.  Pamela also explains that she has been very careful to shield her son from the harsh realities of the world.  Pamela's friend remarks that Aaron ...

is as pure as the driven snow.


Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to be as pure as the driven snow

Shirley is a pretty sixteen year old girl.  She is from a rich family and as such she will have a huge party to celebrate her being introduced to society.  Even though Shirley has traveled extensively and been exposed to many situations that may have tempted her, she has never lost her virginity.  You could say that Shirley ...

is as pure as the driven snow.





to be as pure as the driven snow - Usage:

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to be as pure as the driven snow - Gerund Form:

Being as pure as the driven snow can be a difficult task for young people in today's modern world.


to be as pure as the driven snow - Examples:

1)  I am as pure as the driven snow if my thoughts are holy.

2)  You are as pure as the driven snow if you have not had sex.

3)  He is as pure as the driven snow if he is a saint.

4)  She is as pure as the driven snow if she is an innocent.

5)  Her skin is as pure as the driven snow if it does not have blemishes.

6)  We are as pure as the driven snow if we have no dirty thoughts.

7)  You (all) are as pure as the driven snow when you (all) are born.

8)  They are as pure as the driven snow until they watch too much television.

9)  I'm taking it they are as pure as the driven snow and have never participated/been involved in anything that was unpleasant.

10)  Yes, Lynne, all gay people are pure as the driven snow. They never abuse or cheat on their partners or harm people.

11)  She is as innocent and pure as the driven snow.

12)  Sir John Kerr will look as pure as the driven snow by comparison.

13)  Though I probably have to admit that the ABC is not pure as the driven snow, at least they are not appeasing advertisers.

14)  It's always with us, even with lily white, pure as the driven snow Canadians, who really believe we do no wrong. Delusion is intoxicating.

15)  While I do not think Assange is " pure as the driven snow, " what happened to innocent until proven guilty?

16)  Americans like for people to think that we're pure as the driven snow - but we're not.

17)  By comparison to his opponents, Phil Jones is pure as the driven snow.

18)  Everybody else, you imply, is as pure as the driven snow and merely a victim of British meddling.

19)  Even if all his decisions are pure as the driven snow, his way of implementing them is totally lacking the grace that is needed.

20)  Miraculous: 300 people, all as pure as the driven snow, while all around them was a slushpit of corruption.