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get out while the going is good

To cease, end, or give up (doing) something before it becomes too difficult or the consequences become too severe. There are some reports that the market is about to take a dive, so I reckon we should get out while the going's good. Listen, kid, there's no way you can win this fight, so why don't you get out while the going is good?
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get while the going is good

To cease, end, or give up (doing) something before it becomes too difficult or the consequences become too severe. There are some reports that the market is about to take a dive, so I reckon we should get out while the going is good. Listen, kid, there's no way you can win this fight, so why don't you get while the going is good?
See also: get, going, good, while

(Are you) going my way?

If you're going in the same general direction as me, can I accompany you in your car? A: "Going my way?" B: "Not unless you're going to the yarn store, buddy." Hey, I need a lift downtown—are you going my way?
See also: going

get (out) while the gettin(g)'s good

 and get (out) while the goin(g)'s good
to leave while it is still safe or possible to do so. I could tell that it was time for me to get while the gettin's good. I told her she should get out while the gain's good.
See also: get, gettin, good, while

get (out) while the gettin(g)’s good

and get (out) while the goin’s good
in. to leave while it is still safe or possible to do so. I can tell that it’s time for me to get while the gettin’s good. I think we should go. Let’s get while the going’s good.
See also: get, good, out, while

get out while the goin’s good

verb
See also: get, good, out, while

get while the goin’s good

verb
See also: get, good, while
References in classic literature ?
It's too late now, an' I don't feel to say you've ben all in the wrong; but if 't was to do over again, I'd say, well, your aunt Mirandy gives you clothes and board and schoolin' and is goin' to send you to Wareham at a big expense.
I've taken a class in Sunday-school,' says Jane, `an' think o' renewin' my youth an' goin' to the picnic with Rebecca,' says she; an' mother declares she never see her look so young 'n' happy."
"Now you've had all you can stan' to-night, poor little soul, without gettin' a fit o' sickness; an' Mirandy'll be sore an' cross an' in no condition for argyment; so my plan is jest this: to drive you over to the brick house in my top buggy; to have you set back in the corner, an' I git out an' go to the side door; an' when I git your aunt Mirandy 'n' aunt Jane out int' the shed to plan for a load o' wood I'm goin' to have hauled there this week, you'll slip out o' the buggy and go upstairs to bed.
Step in an' curl up in the corner; we ain't goin' to let folks see little runaway gals, 'cause they're goin' back to begin all over ag'in!"
"You keep right on, Henry, I'm goin' to see what I can see."
An' I tell you right now, Henry, I'm goin' to get her.
An' you're half eaten from the way you're goin' on about it."
Dat's nuttin'; dat goin' be nuttin'." She lifted him in her powerful arms.
"La Folle goin' mine you; Doctor Bonfils goin' come make mon Cheri well agin."
"Ef you will give me one good drink tisane, Tante Lizette, I b'lieve I'm goin' sleep, me."
I'm goin' wait yair tell Cheri wake up." La Folle seated herself upon the topmost step of the veranda.
"I don't care about goin'," he had protested squirmingly.
"Don't say that," she had commanded, her voice shaken and her eyes bright with the intensity of her emotion; "you're goin' to get an education."
When that feller trod on his hand, he up an' sed that he was willin' t' give his hand t' his country, but he be dumbed if he was goin' t' have every dumb bushwhacker in th' kentry walkin' 'round on it.
Pero wala na palang mas sasakit na yung mismong 'GOIN' BULILIT' na yung ga-graduate,' she wrote.