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Another day, another dollar saying recorded first (in the late 19th century) in the form more days, more dollars, referring to the custom of paying sailors by the day, so that the longer the voyage, the greater the financial reward. Later uses indicate a development of the phrase as a world-weary comment on routine toil to earn a living.

another place the other House of Parliament (traditionally used in the Commons to refer to the Lords, and vice versa). The expression was used in the Lords by Lord Granville in 1883, ‘I hear that the question is to be asked in another place by Mr. Warton.’

See also one man's meat is another man's poison, one good turn deserves another.


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