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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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    Default 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"?
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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

    Yes, I'm asking about that.

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

    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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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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    Default 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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    Default 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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