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Beggar’s can’t be choosers

DEFINITION

Receive something needed, but not as good as you may want. (Compare Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth)

“I gave my sister my old TV because she can’t afford to buy one, but she thought it was far too small. I told her beggars can’t be choosers.”

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