if it ain't broke, don't fix it

proverbial saying

Definition of if it ain't broke, don't fix it

informal
used to say that one should not try to change something that is working well

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if it's the last thing someone (ever) does

if it ain't broke, don't fix it

if it comes to that

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“If it ain't broke, don't fix it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20it%20ain%27t%20broke%2C%20don%27t%20fix%20it. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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