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If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.

From [url=http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=peanuts*1+0&dict=I ]Cambridge dictionaries:[/url]

something that you say which means that only stupid people will work for you if you do not pay very much.
'This company is full of incompetents!' 'Well, if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.'

TanitIf you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.
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Definition from Wikipedia: Conformism is a term used to describe the suspension of an individual's self-determined actions or opinions in favor of obedience to the mandates or conventions of one's peer-groups, or deference to the imposed norms of a supervening authority.
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to send sb packing


to tell someone to go away, usually because you are annoyed with them
There were some kids at the door asking for money, but I sent them packing.

(from [url=http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=packing*1+0&dict=I ] Cambridge dictionaries[/url])
Found in [url=http://www.EnglishForward.com/English/WannabeesBoth/vpkrd/Post.htm ]this discussion.[/url]
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Thanks, Aronika. Emotion: wink

the last word i've learned was


it's croatian and it means restaurant:P
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Better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)

Definition: it is better to deal with a person or thing you know, even if you do not like them, than to deal with a new person or thing who could be even worse.

I heard this expression in the context where people were wondering why U.S. Health Care problem is tough to address.
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Seems that it isn't "Last word you learnt" anymore.Emotion: stick out tongue

I wish the ground would shallow me!
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