Definition of “beggars can't be choosers” - English Dictionary

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“beggars can't be choosers” in British English

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beggars can't be choosers


said when you recognize that you must accept an offer or a situation because it is the only one available to you:

I would have preferred a house of my own rather than sharing, but beggars can't be choosers, I suppose.

(Definition of “beggars can't be choosers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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