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    Sink or Swim ??

    I have been thinking about Sink or Swim....does it mean something like...if you don't do it, you will fail?
    Can one say Swim or Sink?

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    Re: Sink or Swim ??

    Welcome to the forums, PierreF!

    Take a look at our list of "Idioms & Slang" here. (You will find a useful list of idioms in the drop-down menu for "Members", which is located at the top of this page.)

    Please note the typo in the first word of the meaning. The word "Of" should be "If".

    In AmE the expression "swim or sink" has the same meaning as "sink or swim" but the preferred idiom is "sink or swim".

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    Re: Sink or Swim ??

    I have never heard it in this order: "swim or sink."

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    Re: Sink or Swim ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Amigos4 View Post
    Please note the typo in the first word of the meaning. The word "Of" should be "If".

    Fixed- thanks for letting us know.

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