英语习语 | If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys!

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys!

这句习语的字面意思是:如果你只支付花生,那么你招来的只有猴子。引申意思就是:如果你只支付很低的薪水,那么你招来只有能力低下的工人(If you offer a low wage, you get poor workers)。

有点儿类似于以下几句句中国传统俗语:

舍不着孩子套不着狼 / 一分钱一分货 / 给多少钱,干多少活

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