don't knock it until you've tried it

idiom

used to tell a person that he or she should try something before criticizing it

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don't knock it until you've tried it

don't look now

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“Don't knock it until you've tried it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/don%27t%20knock%20it%20until%20you%27ve%20tried%20it. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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