lâcher la proie pour l'ombre → give away the shop to make a sixpence, miss the forest for the trees, put the cart before the horse, put things in the wrong order, do things in the wrong order, lose the substance by grasping at the shadow

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αφήνω τον γάμο και πάω για πουρνάρια → give away the shop to make a sixpence, miss the forest for the trees, put the cart before the horse verb, put things in the wrong order, do things in the wrong order, kill the goose that lays the golden eggs, lose the substance by grasping at the shadow

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