Meaning of “a bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush)” in the English Dictionary

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"a bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush)" in British English

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a bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush)

saying

said when you recognize that you should not risk losing something you already have by trying to get something you think might be better

(Definition of “a bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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