it ain't over until/till the fat lady sings

idiom

US, informal
used to say that the final result of something (such as a sports contest) has not yet been decided and could still change
We're losing, but remember: it ain't over till the fat lady sings.

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“It ain't over until/till the fat lady sings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%20ain%27t%20over%20until%2Ftill%20the%20fat%20lady%20sings. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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