2015-06-26

GIVE SOMEONE AN INCH AND HE’LL TAKE A YARD

英文諺語 GIVE SOMEONE AN INCH AND HE’LL (SHE’LL) TAKE A YARD 小人得寸便進尺

Be generous to someone and the person will demand even more. (Describes someone who will take advantage of you if you are even a little kind to him or her).
Examples
“I’m always wary about making concessions with these people. Give them an inch and they’ll take a mile."
“If you let Mark borrow your tools for this weekend, he’ll wind up keeping them for years. Give an inch and he’ll take a mile. "
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Give an inch

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