don't count your chickens before they're hatched

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don't count your chickens before they're hatched

Don't make plans based on future events that might not happen. When my mom heard that I was preparing my campaign before even being nominated, she warned me, "Don't count your chickens before they're hatched." Why are you begging to drive my car to school tomorrow when you still need to take your license test in the morning? Don't count your chickens before they're hatched, babe!
See also: before, chicken, count, hatch
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The lesson is, don't count chickens (or relocations) before they've hatched.
DON'T COUNT CHICKENS DESPITE GDP GROWTH (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)
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