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take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselvesAlternative form of take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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god helps those who help themselvesFortune comes to those who make a genuine effort to accomplish things.Rate it:

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heaven helps those who help themselvesA maxim encouraging people to get involved in their own problems.Rate it:

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pack on the poundsTo gain weight, especially as a result of vigorous or excessive eating.Rate it:

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pile on the poundsto gain weight quickly.Rate it:

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care a jackstrawTo care.Rate it:

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care forTo attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.Rate it:

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care forTo like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.Rate it:

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care packageA package sent from home or from friends or family, containing favorite foods or comfort items.Rate it:

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could care lessLacking interest; having apathy towards.Rate it:

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I don't careIndicates that the speaker has no interest or emotional investment in the topic at hand.Rate it:

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I don't care. Indicates that the speaker is indicating their complete detachment from something, where even the expression "I didn't see anything" conveys too much information.Rate it:

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long hair don't careA slogan of the hippy movement, dismissing perceived prudish and conservative attitudes of previous generations.Rate it:

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give and takeA process of compromise or accommodation.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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kick ass and take namesTo beat someone in a competition, fight, or other situation.Rate it:

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shut up and take my moneySaid about something that the speaker wants to buy immediately.Rate it:

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take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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take the cash and let the credit goExploit and enjoy the opportunities and pleasures available here and now and do not invest effort pursuing prospective future gratifications.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:

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take a pewTo take a seat; to sit down.Rate it:

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take away fromTo make something seem not so good or interesting.Rate it:

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take inTo deceive; to hoodwink.Rate it:

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take it up the assTo be the recipient of anal sex.Rate it:

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take offTo remove.Rate it:

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take onTo acquire, bring in, or introduce.Rate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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take toTo adapt to; to learn, grasp or master.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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take a jokeTo accept a joke at one's expense.Rate it:

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take awayTo leave a memory or impression in one's mind that you think about later.Rate it:

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take offTo absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.Rate it:

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take overTo annex a territory by conquest or invasion.Rate it:

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take a breatherTo take a break; to pause or relax briefly.Rate it:

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take a crack atTo attempt or try.Rate it:

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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:

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take againstTo stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.Rate it:

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take apartTo dismantle something into it's component pieces.Rate it:

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take backTo retract an earlier statement.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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take backTo regain possession of something.Rate it:

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take offTo become successful, to flourish.Rate it:

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take overTo assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.Rate it:

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