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More haste, less speed

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  • more haste less speed — haste makes waste/more haste less speed/ phrase used for saying that if you do something too quickly, you are likely to make mistakes Thesaurus: ways of telling someone not to hurrysynonym Main entry: haste …   Useful english dictionary

  • more haste, less speed — ► more haste, less speed proverb you make better progress with a task if you don t try to do it too quickly. Main Entry: ↑haste …   English terms dictionary

  • more haste, less speed — The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • more haste, less speed — The original meaning of speed in this proverb is ‘quickness in the performance of some action or operation’. c 1350 Douce MS 52 no. 86 The more hast, the worse spede. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs I. ii. A3v Moste tymes he seeth, the more… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • more haste, less speed — proverb you make better progress with a task if you don t try to do it too quickly * * * ˌmore ˈhaste, ˌless ˈspeed idiom (BrE, saying) you will finish doing sth sooner if you do not try to do it too quickly because you will make fewer mistakes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • more haste less speed — don t act in haste, haste makes waste, acting too quickly brings poor results …   English contemporary dictionary

  • more haste, less speed —    The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • More haste, less speed —   The faster you try to do something, the more likely you are to make mistakes that make you take longer than it would had you planned it …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • the more haste the less speed — haste makes waste …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haste — ► NOUN ▪ excessive speed or urgency of action. ● more haste, less speed Cf. ↑more haste, less speed ORIGIN Old French …   English terms dictionary

  • haste — [heıst] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Frenc] 1.) great speed in doing something, especially because you do not have enough time = ↑hurry ▪ I soon regretted my haste. in your haste to do sth ▪ In his haste to leave, he forgot his briefcase. 2.) in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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