don't sweat the small stuff


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don't sweat the small stuff

Don't worry about minor issues or problems. They keep telling me, "Don't sweat the small stuff," but I just know that the perfect font will set our literary magazine apart from all the entries in the contest.
See also: small, stuff, sweat

don’t sweat the ˈsmall stuff

(American English, spoken) used to tell somebody not to worry about small details or unimportant things
See also: small, stuff, sweat
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One of my favorite series for oral reading is Richard Carlson's Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books.
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