From Latin cum grano salis, literally with a grain of salt, figuratively with a bit of common sense.
a grain of salt
- 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 grain of salt.
Dutch: korreltje zout (iets met een korreltje zout nemen)
Swedish: en nypa salt
id:grain of salt