Nature abhors a vacuum

Nature abhors a vacuum.

Prov. If there is a gap, something will fill it. Jill: As soon as the beggar who used to work that corner left, another one showed up. Jane: Nature abhors a vacuum.
See also: nature, vacuum
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As nature abhors a vacuum, China and her allies will fill it.
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