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What do they mean ?? ==> "penny wise" and "pound foolish" Thanks up front
22 февр. 2011 г., 20:28
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It means they are careful shoppers with small, inexpensive things (e.g., they get good bargains on paper clips) but they waste money on the expensive things (e.g., they have large, expensively furnished offices in the best part of town). "Penny" and "pound" are both British coins: the penny is one cent and the pound is 100 cents.
22 февраля 2011 г.
They are wise when spending their pennies but foolish when spending their pounds, pretty much in the manner Brad described.
23 февраля 2011 г.
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