a stitch in time (saves nine)

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used to say that it is better to fix a problem when it is small than to wait and let it become a bigger problem

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“A stitch in time (saves nine).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20stitch%20in%20time%20%28saves%20nine%29. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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