you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

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

"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 ​theirdecision

you pays your money and you takes your choice/chance

informal saying You are ​responsible for ​yourdecisions 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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