the third time is the charm

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Definition of the third time is the charm

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used to say that two efforts at something have already failed but perhaps the third will be successful

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“The third time is the charm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20third%20time%20is%20the%20charm. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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