Let every man skin his own skunk

Let every man skin his own skunk.

Prov. Everyone should do his own job and not interfere with others.; Each person should do his own dirty work. We weren't supposed to help each other with the homework. "Let every man skin his own skunk," the teacher said.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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