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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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wise appleA smart aleck.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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Penny ‚Äď Wise and Pound ‚Äď FoolishTo care about trivial things and be careless about important things, saving small amount of money and be extravagant about large sum of moneyRate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise guyUsed other than as an idiom: see wise, guy.Rate it:

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wise guyOne who is insolent or flippant; one who makes jokes or perpetrates pranks.Rate it:

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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.Rate it:

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wise guyA member of the Mafia; a mobsterRate it:

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wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersRate it:

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wise upTo become informed; to inform oneself of something, or come to a realization.Rate it:

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word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:

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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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vent au visage rend un homme sageAdversity makes a man wise, not rich.Rate it:

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à bon entendeur demi-mot suffit (or, salut)A word to the wise is enough; Verbum sap.Rate it:

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à bon entendeur salutA word to the wise is enough. Verb. sap. Rate it:

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à bon entendeur, salutA word to the wise is enough; Verbum sap.Rate it:

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à dure enclume marteau de plumeThe strokes of adversity find the wise man unmoved.Rate it:

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avis au lecteurA note to the reader; A word to the wise; Verb. sap.Rate it:

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c'est une économie de bouts de chandelleThat is penny-wise and pound-foolish; That is spoiling the ship for a ha’porth (halfpennyworth) of tar; That is a cheese-paring policy.Rate it:

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discretion is the better part of valourIt is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action.1597 Rate it:

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don't cross your bridge until you arrive at the river!Your reminder George, was very wise: You advised that I not count my money regarding sale of wheelbarrows until we were down to ten count out of the one hundred previously in the stockroomLRate it:

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Felices ReyesHappy Wise Men Day A phrase used to wish a happy "Wise Men Day", celebrated on January 6 in some Spanish-speaking countriesRate it:

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hoc in sapientem non caditit is incompatible with the nature of a wise man; the wise are superior to such things.Rate it:

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hoc nihil ad sapientem pertineta wise man is in no way affected by this.Rate it:

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il est économe de bouts de chandelleHe is penny wise and pound foolish.Rate it:

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l'homme absurde est celui qui ne change jamaisThe wise man changes his opinion‚ÄĒthe fool never.Rate it:

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my honey-do'sHoney-do's are the little chores requested by a spouse: A wise man will seek to discover these needs on the part of his spouse and accomplish them promptly:Rate it:

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quem intellegimus sapientem?what do we understand by "a wise man"?Rate it:

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qui ne sait pas être fou n'est pas sageHe is not wise who does not sometimes make merry; It takes a wise man to make a fool.Rate it:

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qui plus sait plus se taitA still tongue shows a wise head.Rate it:

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si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvaitIf only the young had experience and the old strength; If things were to be done twice, all would be wise.Rate it:

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travail d'aurore amène l'orEarly to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.Rate it:

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work smarter, not harderIt's better to be wise than vigorous.Rate it:

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