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    Does anyone know the exact equivalent in Spanish for this idiom?

    Better sure than sorry.

    Thanks for helping me!

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    Sabrina,
    here are some ideas:
    más vale prevenir que lamentar
    mejor prevenir que curar
    hombre prevenido vale por dos
    Hope this helps!!

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    Hi Emily!
    Thanks for your contribution. It really helped!!

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    What about más vale pájaro en mano que cien volando?

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    Thanks Mariana E. but the equivalent for "más vale pájaro en mano que cien volando" would be "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".

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    Default "Better safe than sorry..."

    Confusing "safe" and "sure": a classic!

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    Me inclino mas a: "Mejor pedir perdón que pedir permiso"... (claro, depende del contexto)

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    Default ese sí es bueno!

    Me gusta más el de David, y hasta me hizo reir.

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    sI .. Yo también creo que tu equivalencia estuvo muy simpática David.

    Solo que para mi es mejor pedir permiso que pedir perdón (jeje)


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    jajaja...

    Ojalá le sirva a Sabrina...

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