buttare il bambino con l'acqua sporca

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buttare il bambino con l' acqua sporca

  1. to throw the baby out with the bathwater
  2. (idiomatic) To discard, especially inadvertently, something valuable while in the process of removing or rejecting something unwanted.
    They cancelled the entire project because the new management didn't like the prototype, but I think they threw the baby out with the bathwater.