Make a spoon or spoil a horn In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "make a spoon or spoil a horn", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Zesty Y calendar 2022-01-26 06:01

Meaning of Make a spoon or spoil a horn

Make a spoon or spoil a horn verb phrase

To do whatever it takes to achieve something, whether ending in success or failure

I think I'm not the type who makes a spoon or spoil a horn because I don't like risk and uncertainty.

He made a spoon or spoilt the horn trying to keep the company from going bankrupt.

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A person whose character is strong and determined, and is not easily influenced by other people

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A strong and determined person who will overcome any difficulty

Grammar and Usage of Make a spoon or spoil a horn

Verb Forms

  • made a spoon or spoiled/spoilt a horn
  • makes a spoon or spoils a horn

The verb "make" and "spoil"must be conjugated according to its tense.

Origin of Make a spoon or spoil a horn

This phrase refers to the old technique of producing spoons from bovine or sheep horns.


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