a pinch of salt

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  • pinch of salt — If what someone says should be taken with a pinch of salt, then they exaggerate and distort things, so what they say shouldn t be believed unquestioningly. ( with a grain of salt is an alternative.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • pinch of salt — noun a) A small amount of salt. Take anything he tells you with a pinch of salt, hes an inveterate liar and mixes truth with his fiction liberally. b) Caution, doubt, consideration …   Wiktionary

  • pinch of salt —    If what someone says should be taken with a pinch of salt, then they exaggerate and distort things, so what they say shouldn t be believed unquestioningly. ( with a grain of salt is an alternative.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • pinch of salt — See a pinch of salt …   English idioms

  • a pinch of salt — a bit of salt, the salt held between thumb and finger    Hector uses a pinch of salt when he makes chocolate fudge …   English idioms

  • take something with a pinch of salt — phrase to doubt the truth or value of something If I were you, I’d take his advice with a pinch of salt. Thesaurus: to not trust or believe someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: salt * * * take (something) with a pinch of salt see …   Useful english dictionary

  • take with a pinch of salt — see under ↑salt1 • • • Main Entry: ↑pinch * * * take (something) with a pinch of salt see ↑salt, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑pinch …   Useful english dictionary

  • take something with a pinch of salt — take (something) with a pinch of salt British & Australian, American & Australian if you take what someone says with a pinch of salt, you do not completely believe it. You have to take everything she says with a pinch of salt. She has a tendency… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take with a pinch of salt — take (something) with a pinch of salt British & Australian, American & Australian if you take what someone says with a pinch of salt, you do not completely believe it. You have to take everything she says with a pinch of salt. She has a tendency… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take\ smth\ with\ a\ pinch\ of\ salt — • take (smth) with a grain of salt • take (smth) with a pinch of salt v. phr. To accept or believe only in part; not accept too much. A man who says he is not a candidate for President should usually have his statement taken with a grain of salt …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take\ with\ a\ pinch\ of\ salt — • take (smth) with a grain of salt • take (smth) with a pinch of salt v. phr. To accept or believe only in part; not accept too much. A man who says he is not a candidate for President should usually have his statement taken with a grain of salt …   Словарь американских идиом

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