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first catch your hare
proverb The first step is to acquire something; then, determine what to do with it. I know you're eager to plan on going to Yale, but you haven't been accepted yet—first catch your hare.
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First catch your hare.
Prov. Do not make plans about what you will do when you have something until you actually have it. Fred: When I buy my house on the beach, you can spend summers with me there. Ellen: First catch your hare.
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