Who can tell me the meaning of the sentence" look before you leap"?
Feb 20, 2017 2:36 PM
Answers · 4
This is a common expression which means that you should be careful before taking action. Literally, it means that before you jump (leap), you should make sure there is a safe place to land.
February 20, 2017
Hi Carrie, This is a proverb which advises someone to consider the dangers or unknowns before you commit yourself to doing something. The word "leap" means to seize an opportunity to do something Example: You have to look before you leap and take over the post as Director of the company. Hope this helps. Cheers, Lance
February 20, 2017
Just for fun... there's another equally well-known proverb that exactly contradicts this one: "He who hesitates is lost."
February 20, 2017
Thank you so much. It was very helpful for me to understand it.
February 20, 2017
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