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If Mohammed will not go to the mountain, the mountain must come to Mohammed.

something that you say which means that if someone will not come to you, you have to go to them
Usage notes: This phrase comes from a story about Mohammed who was asked to show how powerful he was by making a mountain come to him.
They never visit me now they have a family. Well, if Mohammed won't go to the mountain, the mountain must come to Mohammed.
See also: come, if, mountain, must, not, will
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