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    Question Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    Hi,

    Can anybody help me with an idiom or saying to express this thought..
    "Knowledge grows or expand with sharing as opposed to depleting"

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    Default Re: Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    That's a nice thought, but I don't think there's a common idiom that expresses just that. So why not coin a new phrase?

    "When knowledge is given, nothing is lost, and all are richer for the gift."

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    Default Re: Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    Thanks for your effort... however I got one finally from a different source

    A knowledge shared is a knowledge gained

    What do you say about this..

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    Default Re: Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    I wouldn't use the indefinite article with knowledge.

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    Default Re: Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    Can you suggest another idiom.
    Is it not so that idiomatic language is beyond the rules of grammar?

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    Default Re: Pls Help me express this thought via an Idiom

    No, it has to obey today's rules, or yesterday's.

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