Meaning of “time and tide wait for no man” in the English Dictionary

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"time and tide wait for no man" in British English

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time and tide wait for no man

literary saying

said to emphasize that people cannot stop the passing of time, and therefore should not delay doing things

(Definition of “time and tide wait for no man” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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