he laughs best that laughs last

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used to say that even if someone is not successful now he or she will succeed or be the winner in the end

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“He laughs best that laughs last.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/he%20laughs%20best%20that%20laughs%20last. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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