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nouna grain of salt
  1. A bit of common-sensical skepticism. Generally used in some form of to take with a grain of salt.
I'd take anything I read in that paper with a .
Translations:
  • Dutch: korreltje zout (iets met een korreltje zout nemen)
Etymology: From Latin cum grano salis, literally with a grain of salt, figuratively with a bit of common sense.


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