Idiom: Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves

Idiom Definitions for 'Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves'


If you look after the pennies, the pounds will look after themselves, meaning that if someone takes care not to waste small amounts of money, they will accumulate capital. ('Look after the pence and the pounds will look after themselves' is an alternative form of this idiom.)
Download our Idioms eBooks - Download our English idioms eBooks now...

See also: