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    Encolpius is offline Junior Member
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    Default Don't speak too soon.

    Hello, I'm not sure if I can use that idiom after positive and negative sentences as well.

    - I'm sure we won.
    - Don't speak too soon.

    - I think we have to sell the car. We ran out of the money.
    - Don't speak too soon.


    thanks

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    Default Re: Don't speak too soon.

    I think it is only after positive statements. After the second statement the other person might say. "Oh, I hope not." or "There must be some way to avoid selling it." or some other type of encouragement. Or they might simply agree.

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