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  1. Newbie
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    as precious as...

    I need to find an English expression to indicate that something is very precious and must not be mislaid. A simile would be preferable... As precious as... or more precious than...
    Any ideas would be gratefully received.

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    Re: as precious as...

    diamonds - but it might depend on what the object is.

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