the early bird catches the worm


the early bird catches the worm
used for saying that if you arrive somewhere or do something before other people, you will have more chance of succeeding

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  • (the) early bird catches the worm — the early bird catches the worm phrase used for saying that if you arrive somewhere or do something before other people, you will have more chance of succeeding Thesaurus: early and ahead of timesynonym Main entry: early bird * * * the ˌearly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the early bird catches the worm — ► the early bird catches the worm proverb the person who takes the earliest opportunity to do something will gain the advantage over others. Main Entry: ↑early …   English terms dictionary

  • (the) early bird catches the worm. — something that you say in order to tell someone that if they want to be successful they should do something immediately. If you see a job that interests you, apply as soon as possible. The early bird catches the worm …   New idioms dictionary

  • the early bird catches the worm — The corollary in quot. 2001, it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese, is attributed to US comedian Steven Wright; it may be used independently to counsel caution. 1636 W. CAMDEN Remains concerning Britain (ed. 5) 307 The early bird catcheth… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • the early bird catches the worm — one who arrives early has the advantage, he who comes first receives the benefits …   English contemporary dictionary

  • early\ bird\ catches\ the\ worm — • early bird gets the worm • early bird catches the worm proverb A person who gets up early in the morning has the best chance of succeeding; if you arrive early or are quicker, you get ahead of others. When Billy s father woke him up for school… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • the early bird catches/gets the worm — see ↑early, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑bird the early bird catches/gets the worm see ↑early, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑worm …   Useful english dictionary

  • early bird catches the worm — The early bird catches the worm means that if you start something early, you stand a better chance of success …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Early bird catches the worm —   The early bird catches the worm means that if you start something early, you stand a better chance of success …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • early bird catches the worm — or[early bird gets the worm] A person who gets up early in the morning has the best chance of succeeding; if you arrive early or are quicker, you get ahead of others. A proverb. * /When Billy s father woke him up for school he said, The early… …   Dictionary of American idioms