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Man kan väl fråga sig med det svenska uttrycket : Är det så att snålheten bedrar visheten?

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One might well wonder if it is a question here of being penny wise and pound foolish.

Last Update: 2012-03-22
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I Flandern brukar vi säga ”de gierigheid bedriegt de wijsheid” – snålheten bedrar visheten.

English

In Flanders, we have a saying ‘de gierigheid bedriegt de wijsheid’ – penny-wise, pound-foolish.

Last Update: 2012-02-29
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Girigheten får inte bedra visheten.

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Last Update: 2014-02-06
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Det vore för övrigt malplacerat att låta snålheten bedra visheten eller att till exempel omformulera redan befintliga program, som Leonardo och Sokrates.

English

Furthermore, it would be inappropriate, on such an important matter, to indulge in penny-pinching or, for example, to restructure already existing programmes, such as Leonardo and Socrates.

Last Update: 2012-03-22
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Herr kommissionär! Jag vill säga till Europeiska kommissionen, till min vän Giansily, att vi får inte framkalla en budgetkatastrof, låta snålheten bedra visheten och göra besparingar på ljusstumpar - ljus som för övrigt brinner på olivolja.

English

So, Mr Commissioner, I say this to the European Commission, to Mr Giansily, do not cause a budgetary disaster for the sake of saving the end of the candle, a candle made from olive oil, moreover.

Last Update: 2012-02-29
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