throw the baby out with the bathwaterRate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
To discard something valuable, often inadvertently, in the process of removing waste.

They cancelled the entire project because the new management didn't like the prototype, but I think they threw the baby out with the bathwater.

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