5 – Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater

5 – Throw The Baby Out With The Bathwater

  • It means to throw something valuable out with something you don’t want
  • Seems to have originate in Germany
  • Some say people shared water when taking a bath and by the time it got to the baby it was very dirty
  • It was thought the baby may be accidentally thrown out if the water was too dirty
  • This phrase is a proverb

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