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briciola  

   sf  
  (di pane)   
crumb  ,   (frammento)    scrap
non ha lasciato che le briciole        (anche)      (fig)   he only left the scraps  
ridurre in briciole        (biscotto)    to crumble up     (fig)     (persona)    to take to pieces  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
'briciola' found in translations in English-Italian dictionary
exp.
per risparmiare qualche briciola, fa spendere molto di più successivamente ; ... chi spende poco spende molto
Saving money by not buying a guidebook is penny-wise and pound-foolish: an up-to-date guidebook pays for itself. Every homeowner knows that delayed maintenance is a penny-wise, pound-foolish strategy.

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