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    #1

    Smile a saying

    Please, dear teachers and friends

    I am looking for a saying that say no one should change a single soccer player whether the team has been beating others teams out there.

    Do you have any idea on what saying it is?

    Thanks

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    Re: a saying

    'If it ain't broke, don't fix it.' (I've heard 'broken', but it sounds rather pompous and artificial alongside 'ain't'.)

    More specifically, with regard to sport 'Don't change a winning game'.

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    Last edited by BobK; 04-Oct-2008 at 16:18. Reason: Fix typo

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    #3

    Smile Re: a saying

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    More specifically, with regard to sport 'Don't change a winning game'.
    Does it refere to sport only? I hope not, it's perfect to describe what I have to say to some friends.

    Don't change a winning game!

    Thanks

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    Re: a saying

    Not at all. I just heard it for the first time in connection with tennis. But it's perfectly suitable for anything that involves strategy,planning and effort (whether physical or mental) - so anything, really.

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    #5

    Re: a saying

    What about "don't changes horses mid-stream"?

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    Smile Re: a saying

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    What about "don't changes horses mid-stream"?
    Yeah, it works as well. I'm gonna use it.
    I suppose Britons would say:
    Don't change horses in midstream.

    Thanks Barb!

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    Re: a saying

    , but it's only linguistic dinosaurs like me who use it all the time; the 'in' seems to me to be 'on the way out', even over here.

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