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Where the money may be sticky

…but where it doesn’t stick 悪銭身に付かず (Akusen mi ni tsukazu; “Ill-gotten money doesn’t stick with you”) Definition: Money acquired by means other than honest work is often spent quickly on trivial things. Easy money is easy come, easy go. People … Continue reading

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Like taking cereal from a baby!

Don’t ask why the hand is wet, though. 濡れ手で粟(を掴み取る) (Nurete de awa (wo tsukamitoru); “(grasping) millet with a wet hand”) Definition: Profit without hard work. Easy money. If you stick a wet hand into a container of fine grains such … Continue reading

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