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Difference between Clean as a new pin and Clean as a whistle

clean as a new pinspotlessly clean; very tidy:

  • He was always glad to see me in the galley which he kept as clean as a new pin.

clean as a whistle

1. = clean as a new pin:

  • It was not long before the dismal little boarded-up house was as clean as a whistle.

2. said of smth. neatly and skillfully done:

  • The dog jumped through the hoop as clean as a whistle.