cross a/that bridge before (one) comes to it

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cross a/that bridge before (one) comes to it

To be very concerned or make a decision about something that has not happened yet. Thanks to my anxiety, I often to cross a bridge before I come to it. A: "What if I don't get the job?" B: "They haven't called you yet either way, so don't cross that bridge before you come to it."
See also: before, bridge, come, cross