there's one born every minute

idiom
variants: or there's a sucker born every minute

Definition of there's one born every minute

informal
used to say that there are many people in the world who are foolish and can be easily deceived

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“There's one born every minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/there%27s%20one%20born%20every%20minute. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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