Meaning of “you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance” in the English Dictionary

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"you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance" in British English

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you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance

informal humorous saying

said to someone who must decide between different things and accept the results of their decision

you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance

informal saying

You are responsible for your decisions and cannot blame anyone else when what you have chosen is not successful.

(Definition of “you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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