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|Ir a por lana/ Ir por lana y salir trasquilado
This expression derives from the old adage: "Go for wool and clipped out," referring to the same meaning, which is usually applied and understood comparatively, between the shearer who goes by the profit from the wool of sheep and ends praise himself, being shorn.
In a figurative sense, applies to people, understood as the intentional conduct and interests of a person acting for convenience or interest in obtaining some benefit, frustrated, receiving instead a well-deserved lesson.
Example: Stephen spends his life taking advantage of the counter of his younger brothers. One day will go for wool and shearing.
|Ir a por todas
Very prosaic and juvenile expression pointing to the certainty and resolution adopting a person daring to risk a determined attempt, regardless of who does not have options to obtain a graceful result.
Example: Francisco had little chance of being chosen for the job, among many, candidates, but still decided to go for it.
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