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The Squeeky Wheel Gets The Oil ( you have to make noise if you want to get things done ... )

"The Squeeky Wheel Gets The Oil"

"The squeeky wheel get's the oil " says that people who complain and make the most noise are more likely to get what they want.

Example: "Every time that baby cries, they just run around and give him whatever he wants." Reply: "The squeeky wheel gets the oil."

The Squeaky Wheel Gets The Oil

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