Idiom: Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades

Idiom Definitions for 'Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades'


Used in response to someone saying "almost" in a win/lose situation. The full expression is "Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades." An alternate form puts "and flinging shit from a shovel" at the end.

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