there's more than one way to skin a cat

there's more than one way to skin a cat

There are many methods one may employ in achieving one's ends. Don't worry, we'll get this start-up off the ground. Our talks with the investment group may have fallen through, but there's more than one way to skin a cat!
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There's more than one way to skin a cat.

Prov. You can always find more than one way to do something. Jill: How will we fix the sink without a wrench? Jane: There's more than one way to skin a cat. Our first approach didn't work, but we'll figure out some other way. There's more than one way to skin a cat.
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there's more than one way to skin a cat

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there are many ways to skin a cat

You say there's more than one way to skin a cat or there are many ways to skin a cat to mean that there are several ways of achieving something, and not just the usual way. But there's more than one way to skin a cat. Keep positive and try another method of reaching your goal. The Prime Minister has discovered that there are many ways to skin a cat. He has at last found a way to bring down interest rates.
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there's more than one way to skin a cat

there's more than one way of achieving your aim.
There are several traditional proverbs along these lines, for example there are more ways of killing a cat than choking it with cream .
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there’s more than ˈone way to skin a ˈcat

(saying, humorous) there are many different ways to achieve something: Have you thought about a different approach? There’s more than one way to skin a cat.
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