More than One Way to Skin a Cat

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Several ways are present to attain the goal

Etymology:

  • This American expression originated in the middle of 19th century. At that time, it was common to remove the pelts of animals. Those who skinned a cat or any other animal better knew their own way to do it. Nowadays, this expression is used to refer to the presence of several ways to complete the task or attain a goal.
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Scott tried each way to sort out the business’s problem because he knew there is more than one way to skin a cat.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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