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

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


  1. —used to say that one should not try to change something that is working well

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  am not :  are not :  is not

    :  have not :  has not

  1. : past tense ofbreak

  1. :  penniless

  1. :  do not

    :  does not

  1. :  a command or entreaty not to do something

  1. :  to make firm, stable, or stationary

    :  to give a permanent or final form to: such as

    :  to change into a stable compound or available form

  1. :  a position of difficulty or embarrassment :  predicament

    :  the position (as of a ship) determined by bearings, observations, or radio

    :  a determination of one's position

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