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    be killed for a sheep as a lamb

    Please, could anyone help me with the meaning of this irish saying:

    One might as well be killed for a sheep as a lamb.

    Thanks!

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    Re: be killed for a sheep as a lamb

    Quote Originally Posted by fanny_aron View Post
    Please, could anyone help me with the meaning of this irish saying:

    One might as well be killed for a sheep as a lamb.

    Thanks!
    It means if they are going to kill you for stealing, you might as well steal a large sheep than a small lamb.
    If you're going to be hanged for armed robbery, you might as well steal 5 million dollars than 500,000 dollars.

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    Re: be killed for a sheep as a lamb

    Thank you very much!

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