cross that bridge when (one) gets to it

cross that bridge when (one) gets to it

To address something only when it actually happens or becomes an issue. A: "Should we reach out to our distributors and let them know there may be a problem down the line?" B: "No, let's just cross that bridge when we get to it." The job interview is a week away, so I'm not worried about it yet—I'll cross that bridge when I get to it.
See also: bridge, cross, get, that
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