fool and his money are soon parted

a fool and his money are soon parted

Foolish people make purchases without consideration; it is easy to sell something to someone foolish. As soon as Greg won the big lottery jackpot, he turned around and spent it all at the casino. A fool and his money are soon parted.
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fool and his money are soon parted

Prov. Foolish people spend money, without thinking. (Perceived as a rebuke if you say it about the person you are addressing.) Go ahead and buy a diamond collar for your dog if you really want to. A fool and his money are soon parted. Bill sends a check to every organization that asks him for money. A fool and his money are soon parted.
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They say a fool and his money are soon parted but I prefer to say a fool and his money are some party and I'll be throwing one of those if Tsonga upsets the Tserb.
He reminds me of that old saying (a fool and his money are soon parted) and if he wants to make his party more caring - if that is possible - he should not use taxpayers money to try and do it.
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As my mother would say when the multifarious delights of the sweetshop beckoned, a fool and his money are soon parted.
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And the performance of these shares demonstrates the wisdom of the old saw: a fool and his money are soon parted.
A FOOL and his money are soon parted. If a man in a pub offered to sell you The Ritz at a knockdown price, would you find the money or look for the exit?
THEY SAY a fool and his money are soon parted. What I want to know is how a fool and his money get together in the first place.
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