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What you see is what you get.

The product you are looking at is exactly what you get if you buy it. It comes just like this. What you see is what you get. What you see is what you get. The ones in the box are just like this one.
See also: get, see, what

What you see is what you get

1. sent. The product you are looking at is exactly what you get if you buy it. What you see is what you get. The ones in the box are just like this one.
2. and WYSIWYG (ˈwɪsi wɪg) phr. What you see on the screen is what will print on the printer. (Computers. Acronym.) I need something that’s WYSIWYG. I have no imagination.
See also: get, see, what


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