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  • from little acorns — See: GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • great oaks from little acorns grow — c 1385 CHAUCER Troilus & Criseyde II. 1335 As an ook comth of a litel spir [shoot], So thorugh this letter..Encressen gan desir. 1579 S. GOSSON School of Abuse 20v But Tall Cedars from little graynes shoote high: great Oakes, from slender rootes… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Great oaks from little acorns grow. — Great/Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. something that you say in order to emphasize that a large, successful organization or plan was very small or simple when it began. Microsoft, which is now the biggest independent software company in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. — Great/Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. something that you say in order to emphasize that a large, successful organization or plan was very small or simple when it began. Microsoft, which is now the biggest independent software company in the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • great oaks from little acorns grow — As great oak trees grow from tiny acorns, so many great people or things grew from a small and unimportant beginning, so be patient. A proverb. * /Many great men were once poor, unimportant boys. Great oaks from little acorns grow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great oaks from little acorns grow — As great oak trees grow from tiny acorns, so many great people or things grew from a small and unimportant beginning, so be patient. A proverb. * /Many great men were once poor, unimportant boys. Great oaks from little acorns grow./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great\ oaks\ from\ little\ acorns\ grow — proverb As great oak trees grow from tiny acorns, so many great people or things grew from a small and unimportant beginning, so be patient. Many great men were once poor, unimportant boys. Great oaks from little acorns grow …   Словарь американских идиом

  • mighty oaks from little acorns grow — Big or great things start very small …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • great oaks from little acorns grow — ► great oaks from little acorns grow proverb something of small or modest proportions may grow into something very large or impressive. Main Entry: ↑oak …   English terms dictionary

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