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English definition of “in for a penny (in for a pound)”

in for a penny (in for a pound)

UK saying
something you say that means that since you have started something or are involved in it, you should complete the work although it has become more difficult or complicated than you had expected
(Definition of in for a penny (in for a pound) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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