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  • 81penny-wise and/but pound-foolish — careful about small amounts of money but not about large amounts used especially to describe something that is done to save a small amount of money now but that will cost a large amount of money in the future The administration s plans to cut fu …

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  • 82Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) — Infobox Single Name = Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) Artist = Martha and the Vandellas Album = Greatest Hits Released = 1965 Format = 7 single Recorded = Hitsville USA, 1965 Genre = Pop/ballad Label = Gordy Writer = Holland Dozier Holland… …

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  • 83These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) — Der Song These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) ist eine Komposition von Harry Link und Jack Strachey (Musik) mit einem Text von Holt Marvell [1] aus dem Jahr 1936. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Inhalt 2 Entstehungs und Wirkungsgeschichte 3 Literatur …

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  • 84Parable of the Wise and the Foolish Builders — The Parable of the Wise and the Foolish Builders was given by Jesus in the New Testament. The central theme of Christ as a firm and sure foundation (the rock) is echoed in the writings of the apostles and even to this day by artists and… …

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  • 85These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) — is a popular song with words and music by Harry Link, Holt Marvell (real name: Eric Maschwitz), and Jack Strachey. It was written in 1935 for the London revue Spread It Abroad , and was first performed by Judy Campbell. The song became a #1 hit… …

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  • 86Even Now (Foolish Things album) — Infobox Album | Name = Even Now Type = Album Artist = Foolish Things Released = 19 January 2008 Recorded = Genre = Rock Alternative rock Christian rock Length = Label = Producer = Tommy Collier Reviews = *Christian Music Today Rating|3.5|5… …

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  • 87pound-foolish — [pound′fo͞ol′ish] adj. not handling large sums of money wisely: see PENNY WISE * * * pound fool·ish (poundʹfo͞oʹlĭsh) adj. Unwise in dealing with large sums of money or large matters.   [From the phrase penny wise, pound foolish.] * * * …

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  • 88penny wise, pound foolish — Someone who is penny wise, pound foolish can be very careful or mean with small amounts of money, yet wasteful and extravagant with large sums …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 89pound-foolish — /paʊnd ˈfulɪʃ/ (say pownd foohlish) adjective foolish in regard to large expenditures. {from the adage penny wise and pound foolish thrifty in small expenditures while wasteful in large ones} …

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  • 90pound foolish — ˈpound ˈfoolish, a. Foolish in dealing with large sums: antithetical to penny wise, q.v. So pound foolishness, pound folly: see penny wisdom …

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  • 91penny wise and pound foolish — Wise or careful in small things but not careful enough in important things. A proverb. * /Mr. Smith s fence is rotting and falling down because he wouldn t spend money to paint it. He is penny wise and pound foolish./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 92penny wise and pound foolish — Wise or careful in small things but not careful enough in important things. A proverb. * /Mr. Smith s fence is rotting and falling down because he wouldn t spend money to paint it. He is penny wise and pound foolish./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 93pound-foolish — adjective Etymology: from the phrase penny wise and pound foolish Date: 1607 imprudent in dealing with large sums or large matters …

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  • 94Young and Foolish — is a popular song with music by Albert Hague and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt, published in 1954.The song was introduced in the musical Plain and Fancy .It has been recorded by many singers. A cover version by Ronnie Hilton reached #17 on the UK… …

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  • 95Wee Bee Foolish — are an alternative hip hop group, its members are MCs Ken Boogaloo and Yeshua da Poed, DJ Bless and semi official member producer. All four members hail from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn in New York. All of their releases have been on the Head Bop… …

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  • 96These Foolish Things (film) — These Foolish Things is a 2005 film based on Noel Langley s novel There s a Porpoise Close Behind us and directed by Julia Taylor Stanley. It stars Zoe Tapper, David Leon, Lauren Bacall, Anjelica Huston and Julia McKenzie.External links*imdb… …

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  • 97absurdly foolish — index fatuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 98childishly foolish — index puerile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 99penny\ wise\ and\ pound\ foolish — proverb Wise or careful in small things but not careful enough in important things. Mr. Smith s fence is rotting and falling down because he wouldn t spend money to paint it. He is penny wise and pound foolish …

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  • 100penny wise and pound foolish — intelligent in trivial matters but foolish in important ones …

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