all's fish that comes to the net
you should take advantage of anything that comes your way (proverb)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • all's fish that comes to the net — ► all s fish that comes to the net proverb you can or should take advantage of anything that comes your way. Main Entry: ↑fish …   English terms dictionary

  • all is fish that comes to the net — Everything can be used to advantage. The is frequently replaced by a possessive pronoun or phrase. Similar in form and sense to all is grist that comes to the mill. c 1520 in Ballads from MSS (1868–72) I. 95 Alle ys ffysshe that commyth to the… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • all is grist that comes to the mill — Everything that is received or obtained is put to use. Grist is corn to be ground. The is freqently replaced by a possessive pronoun or phrase. Similar to the older all is fish that comes to the net. The metaphorical expression grist to one’s… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • fish — Ⅰ. fish [1] ► NOUN (pl. same or fishes) 1) a limbless cold blooded animal with a backbone, gills and fins, living wholly in water. 2) the flesh of fish as food. 3) informal a person who is strange in a specified way: he s a cold fish. ► VERB 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • fish quotations — an arbitrary selection follows and also includes proverbs, rhymes, fragments of show tunes, and ditties (as Q lacks piscine entries). Some other proverbs appear in the letter files: 1 Anaximander says that men were first produced in fishes, and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • all — see all good things must come to an end it takes all sorts to make a world all things are possible with God all things come to those who wait all’s for the best in the best of all possible worlds all cats are grey in the dark …   Proverbs new dictionary

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