marry in haste

marry in haste, repent at leisure

If you marry someone without being certain that you should, you will regret it for a long time. She's only known him for three months! You know what they say—marry in haste, repent at leisure.
See also: leisure, marry

marry in ˈhaste (, repent at ˈleisure)

(saying) people who marry quickly, without really getting to know each other, will discover later that they have made a mistake
See also: haste, marry
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By marrying in secret, they proved the wedding was about their love and not the attention-seeking naffdom of the fameworshippers who marry in haste and cash the celebrity mag cheque at leisure.
When Diana meets the handsome and dashing Spitfire pilot James at the start of World War Two, they marry in haste and she is heartbroken when he is shot down, presumed killed.
MARRY in haste and repent at leisure - this is certainly coming true of our coalition Government.
As they say - marry in haste and repent at leisure.
Marry in haste, repent at leisure - runs the old adage.
Will it be a case of marry in haste, repent at leisure, just as her snooty family predicts?
They say marry in haste and repent at leisure, and it's true in your case.