Easy Come, Easy Go

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Anything that comes very easily mostly goes or can be lost easily,

Etymology:

  • This saying is originated back to the popular tales of Canterbury, said in the 14th century. In these tales, the author Geoffrey Chaucer said that if we get anything easily and rapidly without any effort, we possibly lose or spend it just as sooner.  
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You spent all the money you got on your graduation ceremony. For you, it is just like easy come, easy go.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Easy Come, Easy Go':

easy come, easy goEasily won and easily lost; usually said when resigned to a loss.
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