beggars can't be choosers

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ProverbEdit

beggars can’t be choosers

  1. When resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts.

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  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 22.
Last modified on 8 December 2013, at 18:30