- a rising tide lifts all boats
- A rising tide lifts all boatsThis idiom, coined by John F Kennedy, describes the idea that when an economy is performing well, all people will benefit from it.
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a rising tide lifts all boats — Principally known in the United States, this is one of several proverbs popularized by the Kennedy family. It is generally used in economic contexts, the tide being that of prosperity. 1963 J. F. KENNEDY Address 25 June in Public Papers of… … Proverbs new dictionary
A rising tide lifts all boats — The aphorism a rising tide lifts all boats is associated with the idea that improvements in the general economy will benefit all participants in that economy, and that economic policy, particularly government economic policy, should therefore… … Wikipedia
a rising tide lifts all boats — This idiom, coined by John F Kennedy, describes the idea that when an economy is performing well, all people will benefit from it. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
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tide — see a rising tide lifts all boats time and tide wait for no man … Proverbs new dictionary
rising — see a rising tide lifts all boats … Proverbs new dictionary
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