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    Default An Argentinian expression.

    I came across this sentence in an Argentinian novel, "Separá la plata de X, no sea cosa que como un burro te la dio otro te la lleve."
    I think this means, “you had better not spend it because otherwise you will have to pay him out of your own pocket.” But I am looking for a similar English saying or expression, but so far it has eluded me...
    Can anyone help?

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    Default Re: An Argentinian expression.

    How about: Getting money out of X would be as likely as getting blood out of a stone.
    Last edited by penningdcp; 01-05-2010 at 08:53 PM.

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    Default Re: An Argentinian expression.

    I will give it a try: Easy come easy go?

    Very curious about what the natives will post.

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