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ain't fittin' to roll with a pig

Dirty and/or boorish. After spending all day doing construction work, Jack ain't fittin' to roll with a pig.
See also: pig, roll

church ain't out till they quit singing

Something is not over yet. Yes, we've had some setbacks this season, but that's no excuse to give up. Church ain't out till they quit singing!
See also: church, out, quit, singe, till

if it ain't broke, don't fix it

If something is going or working well, there's no need to change it. A: "We don't really need to implement these ridiculous changes, do we? Our current method is working just fine." B: "Right. If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
See also: fix, if

I ain't mad at it

A phrase used when one is open to or intrigued by something. A: "What do you think of this dress?" B: "Ooh, I ain't mad at it. Maybe in a different color though."
See also: mad


slang A word that can be used as a contraction for "is not," "am not," "are not," "have not," and "has not." I just ain't comfortable living in a big city like this. We ain't seen that movie yet.

ain't long enough

Said of someone or something that is lacking in money or funds. Can we go out to dinner next week? I just ain't long enough right now. I can't pay that much for a concert ticket—my bank account ain’t long enough.
See also: enough, long

ain't fittin' to roll with a pig

Rur. is or are filthy or uncouth. After a day's work in the hot sun, Clyde ain't fittin' to roll with a pig.
See also: pig, roll

Church ain't out till they quit singing.

Rur. things have not yet reached the end. Charlie: No way our team can win now. Mary: Church ain't out till they quit singing. There's another inning to go.
See also: church, out, quit, singe, till

if it ain't broke, don't fix it

COMMON You say if it ain't broke, don't fix it to mean that things should only be changed if there are problems with them. With regard to proposals for some grand reorganization of the intelligence community: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. And I believe it is not broke. Note: You can also say isn't broken instead of ain't broke and why fix it? instead of don't fix it. Her outlook is `If it isn't broken, why fix it?' She puts up with a lot I wouldn't tolerate. Note: The word `ain't' is a form of `isn't' which is used in informal or non-standard English. The first recorded use of this modern proverb is by the American Bert Lance, President Carter's Director of the Office of Management and Budget (1977). He was referring to governmental reorganization.
See also: fix, if

if it ain’t ˈbroke, don’t ˈfix it

used to say that if something is satisfactory and works well, it should not be changed: Why do they keep suggesting ‘improvements’ when everything’s working perfectly? If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
See also: fix, if
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