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    Penny Wise Pound Foolish

    Hi,

    Can you tell me the exact meaning and usage of this idiom?

    Penny Wise Pound Foolish

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    Re: Penny Wise Pound Foolish

    Penny wise pound foolish means that when you have less money, you use them carefully,, but just as you get in the money, you start misusing and wasting your money without any proper control - Penny Wise -- Pound Foolish.

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    Re: Penny Wise Pound Foolish

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Can you tell me the exact meaning and usage of this idiom?

    Penny Wise Pound Foolish

    Thanks
    GoEnglish.com Idioms = "Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish" = Today's English Idioms
    http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_b...sages/257.html

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