not grow on trees

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not grow on trees definition

  1. in.
    not to be abundant; not to be wasted. (Usually said about money.) : Don't waste the glue. That stuff doesn't grow on trees, you know.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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