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  1. if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail(Proverb)

    With limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminately

  2. if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail(Proverb)

    If a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.

  3. Origin: Likely traditional. In this form, perhaps from Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Science, 1966, p. 15 and his earlier book

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail

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  • 如果你只有一把錘子,一切看起來都像釘子Chinese

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