Author Topic: του χαρίζανε γάιδαρο και τον κοίταγε στα δόντια -> don't look a gift horse in the mouth, look a gift horse in the mouth, beggars can't be choosers  (Read 1760 times)

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Του χαρίζανε γάιδαρο και τον κοίταγε στα δόντια -> Don't look a gift horse in the mouth

You are looking a gift horse in the mouth when you receive a gift and then you question the value of that gift. Example: "This shirt you gave me is not my favorite brand." Reply: "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth! That was the best they had."
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Beggars can't be choosers.
Prov. If someone gives you something you asked for, you should not complain about what you get. I asked Joe to lend me his bicycle, and he sent me this old, rusty one. But beggars can't be choosers. Jill: Let me wear your green dress; I don't like the blue one you lent me. Jane: Beggars can't be choosers.
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