he who laughs last, laughs best

idiom

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 who laughs last, laughs best.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/he%20who%20laughs%20last%2C%20laughs%20best. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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