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The meaning of "dont look a gift horse in the mouth"

" Don't look a gift horse in the mouth "
Meaning:
When you receive a gift accept it with good grace and don't find fault with it.
Example:
I gave her a $700 phone and she said it wasn't the right colour. Talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth!
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 16th century proverb.
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