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Meaning of “the early bird catches the worm” in the English Dictionary

"the early bird catches the worm" in British English

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the early bird catches the worm

saying said to ​advise someone that they will have an ​advantage if they do something ​immediately or before anyone ​else does it
(Definition of the early bird catches the worm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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