Translation of "be penny-wise and pound-foolish" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

be penny-wise and pound-foolish

old-fashioned

to be extremely careful about small amounts of money and not careful enough about larger amounts of money

小钱仔细,大钱挥霍;大处不算小处算

(Translation of “be penny-wise and pound-foolish” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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