you pays your money and you takes your choice

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English[edit]

Proverb[edit]

you pays your money and you takes your choice

  1. Each person should make their own decisions.
    You can get there by bus, or train, or taxi. Whatever. You pays your money and you takes your choice.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This phrase is almost always pronounced in the ungrammatical form: you pays and you takes.

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