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 In Flagrante Delicto.In for It. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
In for a Penny in for a Pound.
 
I may as well “be hung for a sheep as a lamb.” If the punishment is the same, then it is worth the risk to commit the offence which brings the greatest profit.   1
 


 In Flagrante Delicto.In for It. 

 
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