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    Question "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    I was chatting with one of the poetry mentors last night and actually he suggested something and I told him the reason for using that specific "expression" then he said that saying and added that my own opinion was right from the beginning..... I was a bit shy to ask, would you please explain this saying to me

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    Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    Quote Originally Posted by easybreakable View Post
    I was chatting with one of the poetry mentors last night. and actually h He suggested something, and I told him the reason for using that specific "expression". t Then he said that saying expression ?) and added that my own opinion was right from the beginning..... I was a bit shy to ask,. w Would you please explain this saying to me
    It's a little difficult to understand that. Who said what? Are you asking the meaning of "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"?

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    Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    Yes, I'm asking about that.

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    Arrow Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    So he meant "without my own expression" the whole meaning would have been lost!

    Thanks mod!

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    Arrow Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    it means don't throw the good things with the the bad ones,don't reject something completely withou consideration

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    Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    Quote Originally Posted by easybreakable View Post
    So he meant "without my own expression" the whole meaning would have been lost!
    I am afraid unless you give us the whole context, no one will be able to answer this.

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    Re: "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater"

    Quote Originally Posted by lilac1999 View Post
    it means don't throw [out] the good things with the the bad ones,don't reject something completely withou consideration
    Are you sure you know what 'without consideration' means? A foolish person might consider something very carefully before throwing out the baby with the bathwater.

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