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penny-wise

  

      adj  
1    greatly concerned with saving small sums of money  
2    penny-wise and pound-foolish          careful about trifles but wasteful in large ventures  
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penny-wise  
      adj  
1    greatly concerned with saving small sums of money  
2    penny-wise and pound-foolish   careful about trifles but wasteful in large ventures  

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