I might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.

I might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
I might as well be hanged/hung for a sheep as a lamb. something that you say when you are going to be punished for something so you decide to do something worse because your punishment will not be any more severe.

I'm going to be late for work anyway, so I think I'll go to the shop for a paper. I might as well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.


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