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Saying in original language: Die Katze im Sack kaufen.
English translation of the saying: To buy the cat in a bag.
Language: German
Meaning in English: It means that you buy or generally get something without knowing what the contents of that will be like. It is very much like a surprise, surprise thing... Unfortunately, as a customer it is really too often the case that you actually don't know what you end up with when you buy something, I believe... A corresponding English proverb could be "to buy a pig in a poke"
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