Definitions for measure twice and cut once

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  1. measure twice and cut once(Proverb)

    One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.

  2. measure twice and cut once(Proverb)

    Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.


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  • zweimal messen und einmal schneidenGerman
  • medir dos veces y corte una vezSpanish
  • misurare due volte e tagliare una voltaItalian
  • meten twee keer en een keer te snijdenDutch
  • pomiaru dwa razy i raz cięciaPolish
  • Семь раз отмерь, один раз отреRussian

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