What does 'Sprat to catch a mackerel' mean?
If you use a sprat to catch a mackerel, you make a small expenditure or take a small risk in the hope of a much greater gain.
- Category: Animals
Idioms similar to 'Sprat to catch a mackerel'
- Don't catch your chickens before they're hatched
- You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar
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