Pride comes before a fall


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Pride comes before a fall.

  (British & Australian) also Pride goes before a fall. (American)
something that you say which means if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are Just because you did well in your exams doesn't mean you can stop working. Pride comes before a fall.
See swallow pride
See also: before, come, fall, pride