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Give him a bone

Give him a bone, he wants a whole skeleton.

Jessica Coutts. Sent in by Jonathan Leece.

A mixed idiom from

  1. Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile.
  2. Something skeletal.

Source of this Mixed Idiom

Said by Jessica Coutts, and sent in by Jonathan Leece, who has been documenting these in his office in Isle of Man for years.

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