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    Have you ever heard of "One post to a hundred..."

    Hi,

    Have you ever heard of this proverb "One post to a hundred candidates"?

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    Re: Have you ever heard of "One post to a hundred..."

    Never. Where did you find it and what does it mean?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Have you ever heard of "One post to a hundred..."

    It's an Urdu/Hindi proverb.

    Literally translation would be "One pomegranate and hundred sick". I googled but some Pakistani websites and books say, "One post to a hundred candidates",

    When there's only one (desirable) thing; but everyone wants it. So it can't be divided among all the people. Do you know an English proverb equivalent to this, please?

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    Re: Have you ever heard of "One post to a hundred..."

    I have never heard it used in the UK.

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    Re: Have you ever heard of "One post to a hundred..."

    Once again, Untaught, please give us the context in the first post rather than have to be asked for it.

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