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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselvesAlternative form of take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.Rate it:

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kick ass and take namesTo beat someone in a competition, fight, or other situation.Rate it:

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take a crapTo defecate.Rate it:

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take a leakTo urinate.Rate it:

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take a pewTo take a seat; to sit down.Rate it:

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take a seatTo sit down; to become seated.Rate it:

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take a shitTo defecate.Rate it:

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take away fromTo make something seem not so good or interesting.Rate it:

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take for a spinTo take, as a companion, for a drive in a motor vehicle.Rate it:

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take for a spinTo test or try out something, especially an automobile.Rate it:

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take inTo deceive; to hoodwink.Rate it:

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take it easyTo relax or rest.Rate it:

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Take it to HoopAccomplishment of a project in a successful manner; or doing a job in an excellent wayRate it:

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take its tollTo affect, especially negatively; to damage or degrade; to cause destruction.Rate it:

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take offTo remove.Rate it:

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take onTo acquire, bring in, or introduce.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo take more time to do something than is considered acceptable.Rate it:

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take outAlternative spelling of takeout.Rate it:

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take out of contextTo interpret something in a manner in which it was not intended to be understood, often deliberately.Rate it:

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take the leadTo become the leader, to advance into first place.Rate it:

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take the libertyTo act on one's own authority.Rate it:

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take a jokeTo accept a joke at one's expense.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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take with a pinch of saltNot take entirely seriously.Rate it:

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take toTo adapt to; to learn, grasp or master.Rate it:

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take awayTo leave a memory or impression in one's mind that you think about later.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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take a crack atTo attempt or try.Rate it:

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take offTo absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.Rate it:

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take overTo annex a territory by conquest or invasion.Rate it:

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let nature take its courseTo permit events to proceed or a situation to develop without intervention or interference.Rate it:

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take a breatherTo take a break; to pause or relax briefly.Rate it:

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take a gambleTo risk; to try something risky.Rate it:

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take a licking and keep on tickingTo be tough; to have endurance; to have the capacity to absorb stress or damage, but still be able to function.Rate it:

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take a riskTo do something risky.Rate it:

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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:

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take againstTo stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.Rate it:

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take apartTo dismantle something into it's component pieces.Rate it:

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take backTo retract an earlier statement.Rate it:

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take backTo regain possession of something.Rate it:

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take offTo become successful, to flourish.Rate it:

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take one's timeTo go about something slowly and carefully.Rate it:

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take overTo buy out the ownership of a business.Rate it:

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take overTo appropriate something without permission.Rate it:

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take overTo relieve someone temporarily.Rate it:

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take toTo begin, as a new habit or practice.Rate it:

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take upThat which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.Rate it:

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take overTo assume control of something, especially by force; to usurp.Rate it:

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take prideto be proud of (usually followed by in or of)Rate it:

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