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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"Marry in Haste" by Susan Van Kirk is the story of two lives lived over a hundred years apart, both of which illustrate the resilience of women in the small town of Endurance.
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.
The old saying is "marry in haste, repent 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.
IT seems like only last week that Lyn and Paul got together, and the old saying 'marry in haste, repent at leisure' certainly applies to them.
For instance, it often used to be said: 'Marry in haste, repent at leisure.'
If ever the axiom "marry in haste, repent at leisure" had application in the legislative sector, it is here -- and we fear that it is the economy as a whole that will be called to repent.
As they say - marry in haste and repent at leisure."
"The proverb 'marry in haste and repent at leisure' is not valid here.
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?
Most relationships tend to live up to the 'marry in haste, repent at leisure' cliche, so should J-Lo be worried?
They say marry in haste and repent at leisure, and it's true in your case.
THE saying "marry in haste, repent at leisure" strikes true when it comes to Sir Paul McCartney and estranged wife Heather.