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This seems to have a literal meaning:
The only reason the birds follow the boat is because they can get easy fish.
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In the context of a relationship it means that basically the only reason one partner is with the other is because there is some sort of extrinsic reward involved. IE when someone dates/marries someone for money.
I could be completely wrong because it's not a saying that's used often where I'm from.
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