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.
The verb "make" and "spoil"must be conjugated according to its tense.
This phrase refers to the old technique of producing spoons from bovine or sheep horns.