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    Default Squeeze every dime out of it

    Meaning?

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    Default Re: Squeeze every dime out of it

    Get all the money out of it that you can.

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    Default Re: Squeeze every dime out of it

    MW,

    If you "squeeze every dime out of it," it means that you used "it" to its full value. For example, if you had a car and, through careful maintenance, it lasted 20 or 30 years, you would definitely be "squeezing every dime out of it."

    PJ

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