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there are plenty more pebbles on the beach

There are many other excellent or more suitable people, things, opportunities, or possibilities in the world that one may find. Said especially if someone has recently been through something or some romantic relationship that has failed or turned out badly. I know you are broken up about Janet leaving you, but there are plenty more pebbles on the beach. I'm pretty disappointed that I didn't get the job, but I'm trying to remind myself that there are plenty more pebbles on the beach.
See also: beach, more, on, pebble, plenty

there are plenty of (other) pebbles on the beach

There are many other excellent or more suitable people, things, opportunities, or possibilities in the world that one may find. Said especially if someone has recently been through something or some romantic relationship that has failed or turned out badly. I know you are broken up about Janet leaving you, but there are plenty of pebbles on the beach. I'm pretty disappointed that I didn't get the job, but I'm trying to remind myself that there are plenty of other pebbles on the beach.
See also: beach, of, on, pebble, plenty

there are other pebbles on the beach

There are many other excellent or more suitable people, things, opportunities, or possibilities in the world that one may find. Said especially if someone has recently been through something or some romantic relationship that has failed or turned out badly. I know you are broken up about Janet leaving you, but there are other pebbles on the beach. I'm pretty disappointed that I didn't get the job, but I'm trying to remind myself that there are other pebbles on the beach.
See also: beach, on, other, pebble

not be the only pebble on the beach

to not be the only person who is important in a situation or in a group Laura always expects to get her own way. It's time she learned that she's not the only pebble on the beach.
See also: beach, on, pebble

not the only fish in the sea

Also, lots or plenty of good fish in the sea ; not the only pebble on the beach. Plenty of other suitable persons, especially for a romantic relationship. For example, When Bob walked out on Sally, all we could tell her was that he was not the only fish in the sea , or Bill knew she wasn't the only pebble on the beach but he was determined to win her over . Both fish and pebble here refer to something available in large quantities. The expressions using fish have been used to comfort jilted lovers since the early 1500s. The variant using pebble was first recorded in a poem of 1896 by Henry Braistead: "If you want to win her hand Let the maiden understand That she's not the only pebble on the beach."
See also: fish, not, sea
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When the old folks were asleep, Hansel again got up, and wanted to go out and pick up pebbles as he had done before, but the woman had locked the door, and Hansel could not get out.
With the mind thus impressed, let any one examine beds of conglomerate many thousand feet in thickness, which, though probably formed at a quicker rate than many other deposits, yet, from being formed of worn and rounded pebbles, each of which bears the stamp of time, are good to show how slowly the mass has been accumulated.
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