he\ who\ dances\ must\ pay\ the\ fiddler

proverb
See: pay the piper

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • they that dance must pay the fiddler — Cf. he who pays the piper calls the tune, where the emphasis is reversed. To pay the piper (fiddler, etc.) means ‘to bear the cost (of an enterprise)’. The proverb is now predominantly found in US use. 1638 J. TAYLOR Taylor’s Feast in Works… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • pay\ the\ fiddler — • pay the piper • pay the fiddler v. phr. To suffer the results of being foolish; pay or suffer because of your foolish acts or wasting money. Bob had spent all his money and got into debt, so now he must pay the piper. Fred had a fight, broke a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pay the fiddler (to) —  Pay what one owes; take the consequences.  The phrase comes from the proverb “He who dances must pay the piper.”  ► “Eastern Europe’s banks pay the piper after the heady days of the early ’90s.” (Wall Street Journal, April 18, 1996, p. A12) …   American business jargon

  • pay the piper — or[pay the fiddler] {v. phr.} To suffer the results of being foolish; pay or suffer because of your foolish acts or wasting money. * /Bob had spent all his money and got into debt, so now he must pay the piper./ * /Fred had a fight, broke a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pay the piper — or[pay the fiddler] {v. phr.} To suffer the results of being foolish; pay or suffer because of your foolish acts or wasting money. * /Bob had spent all his money and got into debt, so now he must pay the piper./ * /Fred had a fight, broke a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pay\ the\ piper — • pay the piper • pay the fiddler v. phr. To suffer the results of being foolish; pay or suffer because of your foolish acts or wasting money. Bob had spent all his money and got into debt, so now he must pay the piper. Fred had a fight, broke a… …   Словарь американских идиом

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  • Musical theatre — The Black Crook (1866), considered by some historians to be the first musical[1] Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The emotional content of the piece – humor, pathos, love, anger – …   Wikipedia

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