Fish or cut bait
Make a decision now; stop hesitating. To cut bait is to stop fishing.
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As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
When Chérif got out of prison, he worked at the fish counter of a supermarket.
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
“The government just wanted to catch the big fish [in the Juarez cartel] and they ignored everything in between,” Lozoya said.
My understanding was that according to most Christian beliefs, being trans or gay was a sin, cut and dry.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He must be The saltest fish that swims the sea.And, oh!He has a secret woe!
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
Other Idioms and Phrases with Fish or cut bait
Either proceed with an activity or abandon it completely. For example, You've been putting off calling him for hours; either fish or cut bait. This expression, often uttered as an imperative, alludes to a fisherman who should either be actively trying to catch fish or cutting up bait for others to use. It was first recorded in the Congressional Record (1876), when Congressman Joseph P. Cannon called for a vote on a bill legalizing the silver dollar: “I want you gentlemen on the other side of the House to ‘fish or cut bait.’” A vulgar synonym from the 1940s is shit or get off the pot.