beggars can't be choosers

idiom

used to say that people who need something should be satisfied with what they get even if it is not exactly what they wanted

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“Beggars can't be choosers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beggars%20can%27t%20be%20choosers. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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