a stitch in time

a stitch in time (
stitch

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a stitch in time (saves nine)
◇ The phrase a stitch in time (saves nine) means that it is better to fix a problem when it is small than to wait and let it become a bigger problem.
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Main Entry:stitch
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a stitch in time (saves nine) — see stitch, 1
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Main Entry:time

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