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    Post Proverbs

    I want to know the explaination of 'A stitch in time saves time'.

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    Re: Proverbs

    Hello Unreg

    If you have a tear in your shirt, it will get worse unless you stitch it together.

    Thus a stitch now will save you several ("nine") stitches later.

    Metaphorically, it means that a little effort now will save you a lot of effort later.

    All the best,

    MrP

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