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    #1

    The squeaky wheel gets the oil.

    "The squeaky wheel gets/got/is getting the oil." Can one use all 3 tenses in this sentence ?

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    Re: The squeaky wheel gets the oil.

    You could, but the proverb is that the squeaky wheel gets the grease.

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