every little bit helps

every little bit helps

Every contribution toward a goal is valuable, regardless of how small it may be. A: "I'm sorry, I can only donate $5 right now." B: "Oh, that's fine—every little bit helps!"
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Every little bit helps.

Prov. Even the smallest amount is helpful. Tom: I can only give a dollar to your charity. Mary: That's OK. Every little bit helps. Jane gave me a pair of booties for my new baby. It's not much, but every little bit helps.
See also: bit, every, help, little

every little bit helps

Any contribution can be useful, as in He can only give us one day, but every little bit helps. This expression, with slightly different wording ( everything helps), dates from the late 1500s.
See also: bit, every, help, little
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