look before one leaps


: to think or learn about the possible bad results of an action before doing it
If you're planning to invest in your friend's company, I advise you to look before you leap.

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“Look before one leaps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20before%20one%20leaps. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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