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Let every man skin his own skunk.

proverb Each person should be responsible for their own business, especially that which is unfavorable, undesirable, or unpleasant. It's not your responsibility to help your friend out of his debt—let every man skin his own skunk.
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A new contract was recently signed for a cinema in Egham, Surrey, Everyman said, while it is on course to open five new venues during 2019 and is aiming for another nine over 2020 and 2021.
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