in for a penny, in for a pound


used to say that a person should finish what he or she has started to do even though it may be difficult or expensive
"If you want to quit, I'll understand." "No, I'm sure we can do this. In for a penny, in for a pound."

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“In for a penny, in for a pound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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