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"Avete poco da guadagnare e molto da perdere."

Translation:You have little to gain and much to lose.

December 4, 2016

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Whats wrong with "you have a little to gain but alot to lose "?

March 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sionel

Nothing at all besides "a lot" requires the space.

April 23, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ravicc_

Is that how one would say in English?

December 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CrankieFrankie

Yes. It's a well known American warning.

August 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michaela143747

Yes. And in British English, too.

June 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/59JohnF

'A lot' and 'much' are synonymous as far as i am concerned. Pity Duolingo does not agree

May 29, 2019
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