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    It always comes to he who waits

    Hello,


    In one of the songs by Korgis one can come across,

    "My daddy told me not to worry
    he said "son it always comes to he who waits"...

    Is the bold text a common English idiom or is it just something invented by the author?


    Thank you very much.

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    Re: It always comes to he who waits

    A fair amount of discussion on the internet about this.

    I heard it growing up as, "All things come to he who waits", so yes, it's a common enough idiom. I always assumed it came from The Bible, but apparently not.

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    Re: It always comes to he who waits

    It's an ungrammatical variation of the common idiom 'good things come to him who waits'.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 16-Dec-2015 at 15:38.

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