a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

proverbial saying

used to say that it is better to hold onto something one has than to risk losing it by trying to get something better

Examples of a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the old proverb goes, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Kylie Robison, Fortune, 26 July 2023

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

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“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20bird%20in%20the%20hand%20is%20worth%20two%20in%20the%20bush. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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